'Sarah Bernhardt' Peony



The most voluminous blooms

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

Sarah Bernhardt Peony is a classic peony with a 100-year history of exquisite beauty and memorable fragrance. This perennial has massive, seven- to nine-inch, double-petaled blooms that are a soft pink and sometimes flecked with bits of fuchsia. Its fragrance is heady and delightful. Sarah Bernhardt Peony begins blooming in early spring until early summer with bright splashes of color against dark green foliage. It is a long-lived plant and can last generations.

The Sarah Bernhardt Peony is easy to care for once it is established. Sarah Bernhardt Peony has a mounding habit and grows to a height and width of three feet. This plant fares best in full sunlight and in moist, well-drained soil. Sarah Bernhardt Peony is drought tolerant and cold hardy. It is also disease, pest and deer resistant. This peony makes an excellent border or cut flower, providing copious amounts of blooms. It is also long lived after cutting and is often used as an everlasting. Butterflies flock to this flower, and it is frequently a companion to the rose.


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Genus Paeonia
Species tenuifolia
Variety 'Sarah Bernhardt'
Zone 2 - 8
Bloom Start to End Late Spring - Early Summer
Habit Mound-shaped
Height 2 ft 6 in
Width 2 ft 6 in
Additional Characteristics Award Winner, Butterfly Lovers, Double Blooms, Flower, Fragrance, Heirloom, Long Bloomers, Rose Companions
Bloom Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Drought Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Disease Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Cut Flowers, Outdoor
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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