Notable characteristics: Single form red flowers and finely cut foliage distinguish this early blooming hybrid herbaceous peony. This plant could easily be grown for its foliage alone.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Inter-species hybrid, Saunders, 1951.Growth habit and size at maturity : Upright and spreading, grows to 2' tall and 3' wide. Foliage will die back by September.Flower form and size: Single form, to 3-4". Flower fragrance: Light.Bloom time: Early herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the 1st to 2nd week of May.Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. Plant size: Large, 5-6 'eye' plants with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first spring in the ground.When we ship: Order and reserve now for FALL 2019 shipping.