plant monday – peony ‘karl rosenfield’

Plant of the week –
Common Name: peony ‘Karl Rosenfield’
Botanical Name: paeonia lactiflora

With its brilliant dark red petals and fluffy golden centre rings, this semi-rose style peony performs admirably in the garden, as a cut flower and for show. Richly fragrant and large fully double blooms will generate lots of comments when this beauty is in bloom during mid-spring. These plants can live for 50+ years.

Description – perennial
Hardiness Zone – 3-9
Exposure – full sun or partial shade
Mature Height – up to 36″
Bloom Time – mid to late spring
Bloom Size – 5-7″
Bloom Type – double
Scent – moderately fragrant

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