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Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’

Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ is part of the Paeoniaceae family of plants. It is a herbaceous perennial. They also call it Peony’Paula Fay’, or just ‘Paula Fay‘. It is an early blooming Peony with semi-double bright reddish-pink flowers.

Paeonia 'Paula Fay'
Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ is a hybrid. Orville W. Fay registered the Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ in 1968, it was named after his sister-in-law.

Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ blooms in late spring and early summer. It usually flowers for about ten days. It is also an excellent cut flower. The foliage is glossy dark green and it is divided. The stems are strong and do not require staking. It grows to 36in or 90cm tall.

How to grow Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’:

Grow Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in moist, fertile, rich but well-drained soil. Ensure the eye of the plant is about 2in or 5cm below ground level. Choose a PH-neutral soil. Place it where you won’t need to transplant it. Peonies live a very long time, sometimes over 50 years. Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’ is deer resistant and rabbit resistant. However, it attracts butterflies. It is generally pest-free. Watch out for honey fungus and peony wilt. Deadhead the flowers. Cut it back after the leaves fade. Plant them in the autumn, they may not flower the first year.

Paeonia 'Paula Fay'
Paeonia ‘Paula Fay’

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