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Paeonia ‘Sorbet’ produces fully double, strongly scented blooms with successive layers of pink and creamy-white frilly petals.
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A fascinating Chinese peony, Paeonia ‘Sorbet’ produces bushy foliage and large anemone-shaped blooms with fully double, strongly scented, white and pink flowers.
Blooming for approximately seven to ten days between late spring and early summer, these peonies can grow up to 90 cm tall and 60-90 cm wide.
With their stunning, fragrant blooms these peonies are the perfect cut flower however they can also be extremely adaptable and useful in the garden. These hardy perennials are ideal for bordering a walk or driveway as an informal hedge and look beautiful when planted among borders and beds in city and cottage gardens.
Peonies tend not to flower the first year of planting and may take up to two years to produce their beautiful, fragrant blooms.
Plant bare root clumps approximately 10 cm deep and at least 50 cm apart with a sprinkling of Rootgrow at the base of the planting hole. Peonies do not like being moved so try to find a permanent position with good air circulation and full sun light, never under trees. Make sure that the eyes of the peony roots are no more than 3-5 cm below the soil surface. Tubers planted in the ground shouldn’t need watering unless it’s a very dry spring however a balanced slow-release fertiliser should be applied in spring around the base of the plant. We also recommend mulching with well-rotted compost, making sure to avoid burying the crown otherwise it might stop flowering.
Some peonies may need staking while deadheading can help the plant save energy during its early years.
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