Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Introducing the Paeonia lactiflora, also known as the Chinese Peony. This herbaceous perennial flowering plant is native to central and eastern Asia and produces large flowers with 5-10 white, pink, or crimson petals and yellow stamens. It thrives in deep, rich soil and can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, but won't survive if the soil is too wet or dry. With a long life span of over 50 years, this plant is a popular choice for gardens worldwide, and is also valued for its medicinal properties in traditional Chinese medicine. This versatile plant is easy to care for and produces stunning blooms, making it a wonderful addition to any garden.