Paeonia 'Maximus' is a Very Early Herbaceous Hybrid, huge 2inch (5cm), blush white buds open into large full-petaled double blooms of 7 inch (17,5 cm) size. Long-lasting flowers open blush pink, fade to creamy white. One bloom per stem. An average of three carpels, green, smooth, having red stigmas of normal morphology. Has pollen-bearing stamens and make seeds. Fragrant. Blooms very early in the season before 'Sunny Boy' and with 'Roselette'. Strong thick stems of 30 inch (75cm) length support the heavy upright flowers. Dark green broad foliage provides appealing contrast to the flower. Parentage:'Dreamtime' X 'Sunny Boy'. Raised from seed bought from Bill Seidl (USA), 2009. First bloomed 2011; first propagated 2013. Named after the fictional character Roman General "Maximus Decimus Meridius," of the movie "Gladiator". ‘Maximus’ was the General Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions. (Joshua Scholten - Peony Shop Holland, Lutjebroek, The Netherlands, 2016).
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About Peony growers "Peonyshop.com" Peony Shop Holland Lutjebroek
Peony Nursery Peony Shop Holland in these days solely focuses on getting exclusive, good superior quality peonies. It hasn't always been this situation. This specific firm comes with an exceptional history getting started in 1875 accompanied by Simon Scholten who also has been growing veggies for her full time income.
In the year 2001 the business produced their very own spanking new promotion-name & logo design "Peonyshop.com" and as a result they began centering on increasing unique peonies. Within the year 2002 the particular firm opened up their own shop on the web", the: peonyshop with Peonies & Buxus. Throughout 2003 Joshua Scholten started with multiplying peonies. After that in year 2004 the organization started to foreign trade peonies out of the Netherlands throughout Europe, America and also Asian countries.
Right now our peony nursery is focused on maximizing and spreading unique, top quality peony roots that happen to be marketed and released across the world. Additionally this organization even cut peonies primarily supporting the Dutch peony flower industry.The particular things we pride:
- The premium quality of our own products
- The capacity to export international
- All of our substantial assortment peonies like Miss Holland Seedling
- Our crame of large potential seedling peonies
Growing Maximus peonies
Fall could be considered to be the ideal period regarding growing peonies. These peony plants happen to be exceptionally long-lived plants beeing alive close to 50 to a maximum of seventy yrs, so once an individual have them planted in the correct way, an individual is going to benefit from them for many, many years. Peonies like a sunlit place having a well-drained soil. A good quality air flow circulation available the the peony plant is also important. All of these milieu help these plants to avoid illness issues. To prepare the planting hole for the purpose of a bareroot peony plant, dig the dirt to the depth of 12-18". Utilize a garden fork to remove the sides of the growing hole at the same time. It is usually very important and vital that the "eye", or growth nodes, positioned near the bottom of the old stem, end up no more than 2 " under the ground surface.