Bowl of Beauty, herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: This outstanding pink peony will produce flowers up to 8" on a mature plant. Fuchsia guard petals are offset by creamy staminoids. A very showy addition to any garden.
'Bowl of Beauty' is one of the notable introductions by the Dutch plantsman, Aart Hoogendorn. Based in the famous nursery center of Boskoop in the Netherlands, Hoogendorn introduced many herbaceous peonies into the European market in the late 1940s. The best of these have rightly come to be appreciated by gardeners in the United States.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Lactiflora, Hoogendoorn, 1949
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): 3' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Large anemone double to 8".
Flower fragrance: Light, sweet scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 3-8.
Plant size: 4-5 eye plant with a proportional root system. This size plant will very likely flower its first spring in the ground.
When we ship: Order and reserve for FALL 2017 shipping.