Cricket Hill Garden
Cytherea, hybrid herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Cherry-rose pink petals form semi-double blossoms. The vibrant blossoms always attract visitor attention in our display garden. Excellent for landscape planting, no staking required. Outstanding American Peony Society Gold Medal Winner, 1980.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Inter-species hybrid, Saunders, 1953.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Upright and spreading, grows to 2' tall and 2.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double form, to 4-6".
Flower fragrance: Light, sweet.
Bloom time: Early season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the 3rd or 4th week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 4-5 'eye' or bud plants with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: Late fall/winter 2020 or early spring 2021 to USDA zone 4-9.