Red Sarah Bernhardt Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Sarah Bernhardt'

$30.00$45.00 + GST

Garden Peonies are an old time favourite for late spring displays. This selection features upright bushes of dark green foliage, remaining alluring all season. Amazing large bowl shaped double blooms produce layer upon layer of red petals.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 2.9 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2.5 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Sarah Bernhardt'
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

Upright shrubby bushes of dark green leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove spent flowers as they fade; Cut back old stems in the fall

Clump Division:

Do not need to be divided or moved, but if must be done only in the fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

In China the petals are boiled and sweetened as a tea-time delicacy. Add peony petals to your summer salad or try floating in punches and lemonades

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot