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Paeonia tenuifolia L.

Taprooted plant with leafy stems 50-70 cm. Leaves dark green, bi-triternate, lobes narrow, sometimes filiform or linear. Flowers dark red, large, 3-5(8) cm diam. Ovary pubescent, stigma and stamen filaments dark red. V - early spring to mid autumn, in St. Petersburg April-September. Fl - June for two weeks. Fr - July. P - by seed and by division. Tolerates partial shade. Cultivation very easy. Z 4 (3).

Southern regions of European part of the FSU, Caucasus, Central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula. In steppes, among shrubs on slopes.


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