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Going Bananas peony flower
Photo courtesy of Monrovia Nursery

'Going Bananas'Itoh hybrid peony

Yes, you’ll go bananas for these huge, deep yellow semidouble blooms with a slightly spicy scent.

They're eye-catching in beds of blue and white flowers, with a spritz of lime foliage. The plant blooms in spring and grows 2 to 2½ feet tall and wide.


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