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A picture of a Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii
A photo of Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii Overview

Has large, bright green leaves, divided into deeply cut leaflets with bowl-shaped, gold-yellow flowers.

Common problems with Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

How to propagate Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Cuttings

Propagate by seed in autumn (may take up to 3 years to germinate), tuberous species by root cuttings in winter, tree peonies by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Seed

Tubers

Grafting

Grafting in winter.

Division

Perennials may also be propagated by division in autumn or early spring.

Other uses of Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Grown for their bold foliage, showy blooms and in some species colourful seed pods. Flower arranging. As Alice Morse Earle the American author and historian (1851-1911) memorably wrote: "The Peony always looks like a well-dressed, well-shod, well-gloved girl of birth, breeding, and of equal good taste and good health; a girl who can swim and hike and play golf ..."