Gardeners have fallen in love with this magnificent Itoh type. Not only does Scarlet Heaven deliver an abundance of huge, 7-9" fragrant blooms, but like most peonies, it is super long lasting in the garden—sometimes thriving for generations in the landscape! Its flowers are a rich, dark scarlet red with bright, golden-yellow anthers that contrast beautifully with the velvety petals. Borders are ideal sites for the upright, 25-29" mounding plants. Their lush, mid green foliage creating a fine backdrop for the scintillating blooms. Itoh Peonies are easy to grow with a reliable perennializing habit and quick-blooming nature. Butterflies love the deep red blooms.
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Mature Height 25 - 29 inches
Bloom Time Midseason. (Late spring-early summer)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Upright mound of lush green leaves that stand up well into the autumn.
Mature Spread :
29 - 35 inches
29 - 35 inches
Planting Instructions :
Dig a hole large enough to spread out roots without bending them. Set crown with buds 1" below ground-level. Water in thoroughly. \
Soil Moisture :
Well drained, humus enriched soil that is moisture retentive
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Remove spent flower stems after flowering to maintain an attractive bush type perennial all summer long. After flowering
Winter Care :
Clean up dead leaves in fall to prevent disease problems. Mulch hardy.
Planting Depth :
Plant with the eyes just below the soil
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs
Fertilization Requirements :
Once or twice a year in early spring and in mid summer
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climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
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