Missouri Botanical Garden

Peonies For Shade

Name Advantages Disadvantages

Paeonia japonica

Small size.
Appropriate for semi shade.
Very hary plant.
Medium tolerance to heat.
Small amount of flowers.
Needs to be watered.

Coral Charm Peony

Big yellow flowers.
Tall variety.
Very hardy.
Excellent heat tolerance
The intensity of the scent is low.
Need watering and fertilizing.

Flight of Cranes Peony

Big white flowers.
Compact size.
Pest resistant.
The intensity of the scent is low.
Need protection from diseases.

Island Minister Peony

Large red flowers.
Semi-double peony.
Very hardy.
Excellent heat tolerance.
The intensity of the scent is low.
Need watering and fertilizing.

Coral n Gold Peony

Huge rosy-pink blooming.
Very hardy.
Big glossy foliage.
Poog fragrence.
Need pruning.

King of Flowers Peony

Big red flowers.
Very hardy.
Compact size.
The intensity of the scent is low.

Joy of Longevity Peony

Big pink flowers.
Very hardy.
The intensity of the scent is low.

Magical Red Haired Woman Peony

Big white flowers.
Very hardy.
The intensity of the scent is low.

Boundless Bright Sky Peony

Big pink flowers.
Very hardy.
The intensity of the scent is low.

Coral Sunset Peony

Big creamy flowers.
Very hardy.
The intensity of the scent is low.

Magnolias