Peony Cora Louise ~ Itoh Hybrid
Paeonia 'Cora Louise' is a Midseason Itoh hybrid Peony, semi-double, white flowers with lavender to purple flares, slightly fragrant, good grower, attractive Peony plant for in the garden, (R. Anderson, USA, 1986).
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Peony 'Cora Louise' is a Paeonia Intersectional or Itoh Hybrid. Intersectional peony hybrids, also known as Itoh Peonies, named in honor of Toichi Itoh, the originator of these unique hybrid peonies. They are representative of the progeny of crossing or hybridizing the two main groups or selections of peonies; the herbaceous hybrids which die down sub surface buds during their dormant season and the tree or woody shrub peonies which retain a year round woody branch structure above ground level. During their dormant season, the Itoh or Intersectional hybrids retain only extremely short (1"-2") woody stems above ground level. Ornamentally, they achieve the best of both parental worlds with the handsome flowers and foliage of the woody tree peonies displayed on an herbaceous plant, with annual new growth originating from buds below ground level. Strong healthy plants form attractive dense, neat rounded bushes which are shorter in stature than most tree peonies. Flowers are displayed above the handsome foliage that remains greener longer than their herbaceous parents. Intersectional hybrids are somewhat hardier than tree peonies and more tolerant of heat and humidity which extends their ornamental potential in both the North and south.
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Peony Growers Scholten - Keeman nowadays specifically focuses at improving exceptional, extraordinary high-quality peonies. This has not been always the main situation. The company has an unique background starting up in the year 1875 with Simon Scholten that also was basically growing veggies and fruit for income.
In the year 2001 the particular company constructed their new promotion-name & logo design "Peonyshop.com" and consequently they began putting attention on expanding exclusive peonies. During 2002 the company launched their very own online peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. Throughout 2003 Joshua Scholten started with raising peonies. After that in year 2004 this company began to distribute peonies originating from the Netherlands all over European countries, Usa and Asia.
Currently our own peony nursery is specialized in increasing and developing exclusive, good quality peony roots which can be sold and released world wide. In addition we additionally cut peonies largely helping the Dutch peony flower marketplace.The most important things we pride:
- The good quality of our own products
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About Cora Louise peony plants
Fall is without a doubt the right period of time regarding growing peonies. Pretty much all peony plants are usually incredibly long-term-lived plants lasting close to 50 to a max of 70 years, so as soon a person get the particular peonies placed in a correct way, you will enjoy the plants for many, many years. These plants prefer some sort of bright spot with a well-drained dirt. A good air movement presented around the plant is very important. These kinds of settings allow this type of plants to avoid sickness issues. To prepare a seeding hole designed for a bareroot peony, dig the dirt to some level around 12-18". Make use of a garden fork to release the edges of the particular growing hole at the same time. It truly is really important that the particular "eye", or growing nodes, situated near the base of the old stem, end up no more than 2 inch under the dirt surface area.