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A hard to find peony, Auten's Pride is a fluffy white and pink confection that we're thrill be be able to list. This beauty blooms large and tip toes across the white to blush pink line, creating a deliciously romantic look. Savour it's fragrance, too; intensely scented and reminiscent of heirloom Damask roses. If your garden includes beautiful, unscented peonies, cut a stem or two of Auten's Pride to add to the bouquet and all will be well. Showy blooms sit atop cranberry-tinged stems and against a backdrop of well-cut, deep green foliage.
This 1933 introduction earned a 9.2 rating from the American Peony Society, out of a possible 10. Nice! (Sadly, our photos don't do this stunning peony justice.)
Be sure to check out "3 Things to Know Before Buying Peonies" before making your final selections.
Live in a warmer part of the country and want to grow peonies? Find "Tips for Growing Peonies in Warm Regions" here.
|Botanical Name:||Paeonia lactiflora Auten's Pride|
|Common Name:||Peony Auten's Pride, Chinese peony Auten's Pride|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-7|
|Flowers:||Delicious old rose fragrance|
|Flower Color:||Blush pink and soft white|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||3-5 eye bare root plant|
|Bloom Timing:||Blooms late season, Learn about when peonies bloom|
|Pkg. Count:||1 healthy bare root plant|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Peony Planting Guide|
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