Peony Myrtle Gentry
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Peony Myrtle Gentry

SKU: 2657-1 In Stock
$16.95 $15.95 for 1 healthy bare root plant

Shipping Window for this product: 10/3 through 11/30/18

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The scoop on Peony Myrtle Gentry

Saddled with a somewhat dated name, there's nothing old fashioned about this peony's looks or it's incredible perfume. You'll find Myrtle Gentry showing up on lists of most fragrant peonies, over and over, whether compiled in 1940 or 2016. The fragrance is like that of a fine tea rose, coaxing you to lean in, and rewarding you when you do. Grow this choice peony for great garden performance and excellent cut flowers.

Why Grow Peonies?

  • Peonies are often referred to as Queen of the Flowers because of their lush beauty and rich fragrance
  • An individual peony plant can live more than 50 years - talk about a modest investment returning long term benefits!
  • Once settled in, peonies require very little care, they almost care for themselves
  • Peonies produce outstanding cut flowers
  • Deer, rabbits and rodents tend to ignore peonies

Myrtle Gentry starts out as a medium pink and lightens to almost white as she matures. The flowers are large, broad and rounded with tiny flecks of deep red to salmon.

And be sure to check out "3 Things to Know Before Buying Peonies" before making your final selections.

This is a Leafari grown, tested and recommended variety.

Botanical Name: Paeonia lactiflora Myrtle Gentry
Common Name: Peony Myrtle Gentry
Growing Zones: Zones 3-7
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Flowers: Excellent tea rose scent
Flower Color: Pink maturing to blush
Height: 34-36" tall
Plant/Bulb Size: 3-5 eye bareroot plant
Bloom Timing: Blooms late season
Pkg. Count: 1 healthy bare root plant