Peregrina Alba Plena
Treasured for generations due to its abundant blooms opening and maturing to a pure, snowy white from pink tinged buds, clear scent and compact growth habit,
Peony Alba Plena is often hard to find these days. Used widely in the hybridization of new forms and colours, to ensure they retain the glorious fragrance and hardy nature of true peonies, Alba Plena deserves to be planted in your garden for its own merits. A petite shrub, topping out at just 28 inches, Plena Alba produces a generous number of huge blooms
Paeonies (Peonies) are the true garden Aristocrats - these incredible plants are always strong in demand. Their GIANT, luscious blooms, and lovely foliage make them a real head turner in any garden. Paeonies thrive in frosty, cold areas, and are incredibly drought tolerant during the Summer months - in fact, it's recommended not to water these during the Summer! Paeonies do best in places situated South of Taupo, however with care (for instance dumping ice on their roots during the growth period) can be grown in the North.
Peonies: Pure Elegance!
Paeonies (Peonies) are surprisingly easy to grow given the correct growing conditions.
Being planted in the correct location and given a little attention, most Peonies will grow profusely in the same spot for many many years, and will become a focal point of your gardens.
They thrive in frosty cold areas, and require some cold to flower successfully. Ideally requiring at least 3 frosts a year. They are also incredibly drought tolerant through the summer.
For a full overview of how to plant Peonies visit our Gardeners Guide.