Sarah Bernhardt Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

$25.00$40.00 + 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 double blooms produce layer upon layer of rose pink petals with inner petals occasionally flecked with red. Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 3 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

Upright shrubby bushes of dark green leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit 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 early summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun 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