Mixed Border Combo with Misaka ITOH Peony

This planting combination is at peak when the showy ITOH peony (Paeonia x 'Smith Opus') is in full, glorious, look-at-me bloom. Post bloom this vignette is a bit more subdued; relying on contrasting foliage color, texture, and form to sustain the scene.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun

Water Needs: Average, Low

Design Considerations

Style: Northwest Eclectic
Features: Deer Resistant, Fabulous Foliage, Flower Fest, Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Warm Colors
Focus: Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Small Space
Seasons of Interest: Fall, Spring, Summer, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo