Full double; large, flower opens crimson red. Large outer petals, grade narrower inward, segments loosely arranged, leave a few pollen-bearing, yellow stamens exposed, no fragrance. Petal segments are wavy and notched, make an attractive flower within the early generation, heirloom class of peonies. Good plant habit, vigorous and fair grower, free flowering with ample color on a spreading, medium height bush. Stems sag with open flower, display with support in the viewed landscape. Yields fine stems for the vase and is a good choice for the cut flower garden.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Cut®; BeeLoved®; Heirloom variety; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; attracts pollinators and honey bees; deer resistant; cutter in commercial use.
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Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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