Cricket Hill Garden
Herbaceous peony 'Raspberry Sundae, potted, 2 gallon
Notable characteristics: Mixed pink outer petals give way to interesting centers of narrow inner petals, interspersed with yellow and pinks. Overall, very attractive flowers which contrast well with the dark jade green foliage. Plant height to about 30".
Cultivar group, hybridizer & year introduced: Charles Klehm, 1968.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, grows to 30"
Flower form and size: Double form, 6" and upward facing. Excellent variety for landscape planting or cut flowers. Described by the Klehm nursery, " Reminiscent of scoops of vanilla ice cream covered with raspberry topping dripping through the petals. Distinctive form and color with mild, sweet fragrance."
Flower fragrance: Sweet scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season hybrid peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: Large, healthy blooming size, potted up in 2 gallon container. Just finished the bloom now.
Nursery availability: SPRING 2020