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.
5, 6, 7, 8
Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun, Sun
Style: Contemporary, Northwest Eclectic
Focus: Flower Fest, Foliage First, Low Maintenance, Mixed Border, Seasonal Flow, Small Space
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Season Garden
Features: Color Theme, Contrasting Foliage and Texture, Deer Resistant, Fabulous Foliage, Flower Fest, Small Spaces, Warm Colors
Average Maintenance, Deadheading