Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia 'Peony Heaven Peach' hybrid herbaceous peony
Notable characteristics: Our own new hybrid, from almost 20 years of work and observation. This flower has excited visitors in our test garden for several years. A beautiful peachy-pink flower, a rare color in peonies, with very large, glossy dark green leaves.
This advanced peony hybrid will bloom earlier in the season than most of the other herbaceous peonies we offer. Expect this plant to bloom about the same time as tree peonies. They are almost 2 weeks earlier to bloom than the more common lactiflora herbaceous peonies.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Cricket Hill Garden hybrid to be registered with the American Peony Society in 2023.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Upright, grows to 3' tall and 3.5' wide. Very good stem strength.
Flower form and size: Single, 4-5" and upward facing. Excellent variety for landscape planting or cut flowers.
Flower fragrance: Very light.
Bloom time: Early season hybrid peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third and fourth weeks of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 3-8.
Plant size: 4-5 'eye' plants with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2024.