Paeonia ‘Felix Crousse’
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Felix Crousse’, Paeonia lactiflora ‘Félix Crousse’, Paeonia ‘Victor Hugo’, Paeonia ‘Félix Crousse’, Peony ‘Felix Crousse’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Felix Crousse’ _ ‘Felix Crousse’ is a clump-forming, rounded to upright, herbaceous perennial with erect stems bearing divided, deep green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, large, fragrant, double, reddish-pink flowers with darker centres and ruffled, silver-margined petals.
Erect flower stem, Rounded, Upright
All parts of the plant may cause stomach discomfort if consumed.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Reddish pink in Spring; Reddish pink in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Caterpillars , Swift moth larvae
Peony wilt , Honey fungus
Remove faded flowers. In autum, cut plant back once leaves have died.
WHERE TO GROW
Paeonia ‘Felix Crousse’ (Peony ‘Felix Crousse’) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.8m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Underplanting
Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. May take a while to establish before flowering; moving the plant will disrupt flowering. May require support.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West