Hinton Ampner Garden




Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Ludlow's Tree Peony

Location:

The entrance to The Dell and the Tennis Court Garden

Description:

An open, upright medium-sized (up to 2.5m) deciduous shrub with large, divided leaves. Flowers bright golden-yellow, cupped, to 12cm in width, opening with the leaves in May.

Site and Care:

Grow in a well-drained, humus-rich soil of any type in sun or partial shade. Pruning is only necessary to maintain shape and should be carried out after flowering. Propagate by grafting or semi-hardwood cuttings.