Common Name: PeonyScientific Name Genus: PaeoniaFamily Name: PaeoniaceaeIdentification NotesGrowth Habitcoarse, shrubby clumps, up to 2-3 feet tall. Leavesalternate, compound, biternate, leaflets elliptic to lanceolate, dark green and glabrous. Flowerslarge and showy, 4-8 inches across, one to several borne terminally, 5-10 petals. numerous showy stamens; red to pink, white, or combinations. Propagation Methodroot divisions (late summer) Landscape Useshedge; mg; bg; fresh flowers.