Cricket Hill Garden
Etched Salmon, hybrid herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Cultivar description from the American Peony Society registration: "Salmon with some etched petaloids, double rose type, no stamens, pollen, or seeds; fragrant, average amount of bloom, good stem strength, 36-inch height. Salmon coral blooms with most unusual attractive, golden-etched internal petaloids, fully double blooms, reliable performer."
Hybridizer, year introduced: Hybrid, Cousins-Klehm, 1981.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 36" tall and 36" wide.
Flower form and size: Double, 6-7", borne on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Green scented.
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 first season.
When we ship: Fall 2020.