Shirley Temple Double Peony
Shirley Temple Double Peony has large double white blossoms that bloom mid spring and has a mild fragrance. It will grow from 1' to 2' tall 2' to 3' wide.
Plant Shirley Temple Double in full sun and well drained soil. When in flower, it will attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. It makes a great cut flower for an indoor table vase. For an interesting display of the flowers, cut one about an inch from the bloom and float it in a bowl of water.
Peonies are also deer resistant. Plant Shirley Temple Double Peony in a Cottage Garden, Moon Garden, as a specimen, or in a perennial border. Mulch heavily in the fall to protect the roots.