Go Back Keiko Itoh Peony

Paeonia x 'Pink Double Dandy'
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Plant Type: Peonies

Large, semi-double to double, lightly fragrant flowers on strong stems above a compact mound of dark green foliage. Dark lavender-pink petals mature and fade to a soft pink, revealing a cluster of yellow stamens in the center. Prefers full sun to dappled shade. Hybridized by Don Smith, a leading Itoh Peony breeder.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, moist soil. Plant with crown slightly below soil level. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply an annual side dressing of organic compost. Remove spent blooms. Prune back foliage in the fall.

Flower Color

Pink Shades

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

24-30 in.

Good Companions

Sun to Part-Shade Perennials

Plant Height

24-30 in.

Scape Height


Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Low-Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Color goes dark pink to light pink

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance

Deer, Rabbits


Full Sun - Part Shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

Late Spring - Summer