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Paeonia lactiflora 'Inspecteur Lavergne'
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Plant Type: Peonies

Spectacular ruby-red double blooms are displayed on the erect stems that rise out of the upright clump of lush, dark green foliage. A splendid cut flower. An excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. A stunning cut flower for floral arrangements.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil; plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Remove spent blooms for a neat appearance. Remove old foliage in the fall.

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

24-36 in.

Good Companions

Sun to Part-shade Perennials

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Low-Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Unique pink-red color

Bloom Time

Mid-Late Spring

Critter Resistance

Deer, Rabbits


Full Sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests