Sarah Bernhardt Double Peony
Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh lak-tee-FLOR-uh
|Description||Absolutely stunning, with huge, fully double, fresh pink blooms are backed by a lush mound of glossy green, deer resistant foliage. An excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or for use as a spring specimen in beds and borders. A classic for cut flower arrangements. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Bellflower (Campanula)|
|Care||Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil with a neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Prune foliage in fall. Needs little fertilization; an annual side dressing of organic compost is beneficial.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.