Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’
Fast Facts About Paeonia Lactiflora ‘Bowl Of Beauty’
- Name: Paeonia Lactiflora ‘Bowl Of Beauty’
- Bred by: Unknown, but it’s a well-established variety in the Paeonia genus.
- Introduced: Exact date unknown; has been a popular choice for many years.
- Growth: Upright, bushy habit, reaching up to 24-36 inches in height.
- Blooms: Large, bowl-shaped flowers.
- Color: Vibrant pink petals with a creamy yellow center.
- Foliage: Deep green, glossy leaves.
- Flowering: Mid to late spring.
- Climate: Hardy in USDA zones 3-8, prefers temperate climates.
- Disease Resistance: Generally disease resistant but can be prone to peony wilt and botrytis blight.
- Growing Classification: Herbaceous perennial.
- Origin/Distribution: Native to Asia, widely cultivated in gardens worldwide.
- Blooming Season: Late spring to early summer.
Should you Buy One?
If you’re looking for a striking addition to your garden that offers vibrant spring blooms and is relatively easy to care for, ‘Bowl of Beauty’ is an excellent choice. Its unique pink and yellow flowers make it a standout specimen, especially in cottage and traditional garden settings.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty' Specific Care
This variety prefers well-drained soil and full sun to light shade. It’s important to plant the roots shallowly, as planting too deep can prevent blooming. Water regularly during the growing season and add a layer of mulch to retain moisture and protect roots in winter.
General Peony Care Tips
- Soil: Plant in fertile, well-drained soil.
- Sunlight: Prefer full sun but can tolerate partial shade.
- Watering: Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
- Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer in spring before new growth begins.
- Pruning: Cut back in fall after foliage dies down.
- Support: Staking may be necessary for larger flower heads to prevent them from drooping.
FAQs about Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'
It may take two to three years for newly planted peonies to bloom fully.
Yes, they can be grown in large containers but prefer being planted in the ground.
Regularly inspect plants, provide good air circulation, and remove any fallen debris to minimize the risk of pests and diseases.
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