Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia, 'Blaze' hybrid herbaceous peony PICK UP
Notable characteristics: Bright red, single form flowers are supported by strong stems. Good for the landscape or as a cut flower.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Inter-species hybrid, introduced by Orville W Fay.
Growth habit and size at maturity : Upright and spreading, grows to 2.5' tall and 2.5' wide. Excellent dark green foliage.
Flower form and size: Single form, to 5".
Flower fragrance: Light, sweet.
Bloom time: Early season hybrid herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 4-5 'eye' plants with a well developed root system.