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Paeonia californica

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Paeonia californica

Species Name: Paeonia californica
Common Name: Wild Peony

2" maroon flowers adorn this wild peony. Recommended under the shade of other shrubs or trees. Needs good drainage; No summer water once established!

Plant Family: Paeoniaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Low, upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: January - March
Flower Color: Deep blackish red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast Range, Transverse Range, Peninsular Range
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, coastal scrub from 600-4700'

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