Cricket Hill Garden
Coral Charm, hybrid herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Superb coral-peach blossoms fade to a subtle, lemon yellow. Excellent grower. American Peony Society Gold Medal Selection. Deer resistant. Herbicide, pesticide, and fungicide free. Grown in Connecticut.
Hybridizer, year introduced: Samual Wissing, 1964.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Grows to 36" tall and 36" wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 6-7", borne on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Fresh, green scent, not sweet like many peonies. This variety is grown for its great color and stem strength in the landscape.
Bloom time: Early-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first or second week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots. This size plant will most likely flower its second season. Smaller size will need another season in the ground.
When we ship: Fall 2021 to USDA zone 4-9.
Nursery Availability: A limited inventory of potted plants available for pick up at our nursery this season.