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Duchesse de Nemours Peony

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 24 - 30 Inches
  • Mature Spread 24 - 30 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 8

Peonies are known for full, lush flowers, and the Duchesse de Nemours Peony does not disappoint. The sweet-smelling double blooms have feathery pure white petals with hints of cream near the center. The flowers bloom in early June and create a very impressive display when the 30-inch tall and wide shrub is covered in show-stopping blooms. The flowers are offset by deep green foliage with smooth edges and pronounced veining.

Use this sumptuous peony in beds, mass plantings, foundation plantings as a focal point, or cut flowers. The Duchesse de Nemours Peony is a herbaceous peony that is deer-resistant. Once the showy flowers fade away, this plant will continue to display lush greenery through the end of the growing season. Grow this beauty as a perennial in USDA zones 3 through 8. The plant may need a year or two to settle in before it blooms.

Duchesse de Nemours Peony Care

Plant in full sun, but select a spot that receives afternoon shade when grown in Southern climates. Apply one inch of water weekly during the growing season. Peonies prefer rich, organic soil with excellent drainage. Fertilizing is unnecessary, but top dress the soil with organic compost or manure in the spring to support healthy growth. 

Established plants may benefit from being staked, so the full flowers stay upright. The growth will naturally die back when the weather turns cold, but cut and remove the growth to reduce the risk of pets or disease.

Duchesse de Nemours Peony Spacing

Peonies can experience fungal problems when grown in very damp conditions, so space 32 inches apart ensures air can circulate around the shrub. The Duchesse de Nemours Peony will grow 24 to 30 inches tall and spread out 24 to 30 inches.

Duchesse de Nemours Peony Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 24 - 30 Inches
Mature Spread: 24 - 30 Inches
Spacing: 24 - 30 Inches
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): White
Flower Description: White Shades
Bloom Period: Flowers Bloom Early June
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Deep Green Foliage
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Fragrant
Common Name: Duchesse de Nemours Peony
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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

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  • 5
    Highly recommended!

    Posted by Brett Rivera on Apr 30th 2022

    Awesome plant!