Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Eternal Red' Chinese herbaceous peony
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 永生紅 yong sheng hong
Notable characteristics: Reddish pink flowers age gracefully with stunning silvered edges to the petals. Classic form and color. Flowers are borne on long stems. Outstanding fragrance! Vigorous and easy to grow.
Species, place of origin: Paeonia lactiflora, Luoyang city, Henan province, China.
Growth habit and size at maturity : Grows to 28-30" tall and wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 6" upright blossoms borne on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Strong, very sweet scent. If you love scented peonies, choose this one!
Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-8.
Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots.
When we ship: FALL 2023.