Paeonia lactiflora &

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Sarah Bernhardt Peony

Regular price$19.03
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  • 50 available.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
    (Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
  • Guaranteed locally grown
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Sarah Bernhardt Peony is a fast-growing herbaceous perennial with red tinged stems that sport deep green leaves that turn orange in fall.  The very large, highly fragrant pink double flowers bloom mid spring attracting butterflies Prefers afternoon shade in southern areas and well-drained soils.  Foliage dies back to ground after frost.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2.5’ - 3’

Spread: 

2.5’ - 3’

Spacing: 

2.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun 

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest:

SpringFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance.  Water regularly- whenever top 3” of soil is dry. Botyrtis blight and Phytopthora blight are sometimes problems.  Flowers may need staking or stems may droop. Scale, Mealybugs, mites and beetles are occasional problems. Powdery mildew is common in fall but harmless.  If the plant doesn’t flower it is likely too shallow/deep or in too much shade.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized Areas, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Hydrangea, Coneflower, Phlox

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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