Gigantic, double, apple blossom pink flowers are an old fashioned favorite. This variety blooms in early to midsummer. ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ was selected as the 2004 Dried Cut Flower of the Year by the Assoc. of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.
Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges. By choosing a mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have blooms for up to 6 weeks.
Height: 34.0 Inches
Spread: 24.0 Inches
Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Flower Color: Pink shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun), Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Water Requirements: Low Water Needs, Average Water Needs
Soil Quality: Fertile Soil Quality
Soil Chemistry: Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
Bloomtime: Early Summer, Midsummer
Critter Resistant: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Seasonal Interest: Dried Seed Heads
Growth Rate: Medium