Peony Sarah Bernhardt

Peony Sarah Bernhardt

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$12.95 for 1 healthy bare root plant

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The scoop on Peony Sarah Bernhardt

If your florist sometimes has bunches of cut peonies in spring, odds are good that this variety is represented. Sarah Bernhardt is the top selling peony cultivar in flower markets across the world, beating out the others by a country mile. This is a very floriferous pink double with crimson speckles sprinkled on the petal tips. For more than 100 years this variety has delighted gardeners and their friends, the ones who have been given lush, fragrant bouquets of pink blossoms. If your grandmother grew peonies, this cultivar may well have been in her garden.

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

The peony Sarah Bernhardt was named after a Victorian actress and has earned the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. This variety is a favorite of commercial growers because of its productivity and reliability.

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

Botanical Name: Paeonia lactiflora Sarah Bernhardt
Common Name: Peony Sarah Bernhardt
Growing Zones: Zones 3-8
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Flowers: Fragrant blooms
Flower Color: Double pink, often with deep red petal tips
Height: 34-36" tall
Plant/Bulb Size: 3-5 eye bareroot plant
Bloom Timing: Blooms late season, Learn about when peonies bloom
Pkg. Count: 1 healthy bare root plant