Peony Early Windflower is a single white peony with side facing blooms with a deep orange gold center of stamens. Lacy foliage and multiple blooms on each stem add to its grace. Available for fall 2020. Fall is the best time to plant peonies, as they establish better in cool weather. 3-5 eye root Blooms: early Bare root plant. Hybridizer: Saunders Pick up in Halifax or can be mailed anywhere in Canada.
Blooms earlier than fernleaf peonies. Very early variety! This wonderful acquisition will stand out in comparison against other herbaceous peonies due to its many flowers, its satiny bright dark cherry colour, its strong fragrance, and its beautiful deep cut foliage. Paeonia x Smouthii is a very early red peony hybrid with single, red, bright scarlet flowers. Fragrant! 3-5 eye roots Smout (by other sources, Smouth)/van Houtte 1843 Bloom time: very early Available in fall. Fall is the best time to plant peonies, because they need cold weather to establish their roots. Named after the hybridizer.
Yellow peony Bartzella is our best selling Itoh peony! Fully double, large flowers and disease-resistant foliage. Does not last long as a cut flower; instead, try floating a flower in a bowl with water. A rare yellow peony. Strong stems that don't require staking. Colour: Yellow Flower size: Large, double Fragrant: yes Bloom time: midseason Height: 3' Width: 3'-4' Hardiness: 4, 5, 6, 7
Bright and cheerful rose-pink. Peony 'Feather Top' has an unusual and attractive form with base petals in a vivid rose pink; golden yellow staminodes surround a pouf of slightly lighter pink petals at the center. A very pretty effect! Wild & Son (1967). 3-5 eye root. Bare root plant. Available for fall 2020. By mail or pick up in Halifax. We don't charge HST on any purchases.
Silver Sails Tree Peony Silver yellow flowers, heavily blooming. Grown without use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. Cultivar: lutea hybrid Bloom time: late-season (compared to other tree peonies) Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 3.5′ tall and 3′ wide, upright and slightly spreading habit. Hybridiser: Saunders, 1940 Hardiness zone: 4-9 Plant size: Will likely bloom its second spring in the ground. Available by mail in fall 2020. Or pick up in Halifax.
Shipping in fall 2020. Yellow blooms, 5-7" in diameter. Hybridizer: Saunders. Cultivar: lutea hybrid Bloom time: late season. Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 3.5' tall and 3' wide Hardiness zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Hybridizer: Saunders, 1949 Plant size: likely to bloom in its second year. Tree peony Argosy.
Belle Toulousaine Itoh Peony. A rarely offered variety. Large flowers, no mechanical support needed. Deer resistant. Colour: glowing magenta pink Flower size: large Fragrant: mildly Tall peony with large flowers. Bloom time: midseason Height: 3-4 ft Width: 3-4 ft Hardiness: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Shipping in fall 2020. Black Panther is sought after by peony enthusiasts due to its dark velvety blooms. Tree peony flowers are extremely showy. Makes a great specimen plant. Size when mature (about 8-10 years): 5 ft tall by 5 ft wide. Position: Full sun to part shade; shelter from wind. Hardiness zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Interest: dark; rare Saunders, 1948 Black Panther tree peony is sought after by peony enthusiasts due to its dark velvety blooms. Tree peony flowers are extremely showy. Makes a great specimen plant. Tree peonies tend to bloom earlier than most common herbaceous peonies. Branches do not die back to the ground in winter. Plant the graft union (which looks like a bulge on the main stem) about 2 inches below the surface. Tree peonies do not respond well to transplanting and take time to get established. They are developing deep, substantial root system that will help the peony to bloom. Add compost topping each fall to fertilize the soil. Tree peonies are deer resistant. A peony can live for 50 years or more.
Shipping in fall 2020. Upright, flowers held well above the foliage. Drought and heat tolerant, once established. Black Swan Tree Peony Cultivar: Chinese rockii tree peony Bloom time: midseason. Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 5′ tall and 5′ wide Hardiness zone: 4-9 Hybridizer: Chen Dezhong Plant size: likely to bloom in its first or second spring in the ground.
Shipping in fall 2020. Or pick up in Halifax. Drought tolerant once established. Outstanding, large (8"-10") flowers that are reddish-black with deep, red flares. Herbicide, pesticide, and fungicide free. Cultivar: rockii tree peony Bloom time: midseason. Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 5′ tall and 5′ wide Hardiness zone: 4-9 Hybridizer: Chen Dezhong, 1994 Plant size: At least one woody stem. Will likely bloom in the second year. Cup of Shining Night Tree Peony
Sold out for 2020. Expected for spring 2021 (by mail or pick up in Halifax). Rare peony with attractive, deeply divided foliage. Double flower.
Might have another plant or two in July (in pots, or available by mail in fall). No longer available in June. These Gold Mine peonies are grown in Canada! Gold Mine peony, aka Golden Wheel, or Huang Jin Lun, is a heirloom variety with brilliant yellow, glowing flowers. Prolific bloomer! Elegant, and tall, Gold Mine peony is slow to propagate, which makes it one of the rarest herbaceous varieties. Height: 2.5-3 ft (tall) Fragrance: delicate Bloom time: midseason This variety is slow growing, which makes it a rare find.
Green Lotus peony is an exotic peony that adds interest in the garden or a bouquet. Very showy and floriferous! Green Lotus peony does not require mechanical support; flowers hold well on strong stems. Hybridizers: William Krekler; Roy G. Klehm Height: 2-2.5 ft Bloom time: early Fragrant: mildly Peonies should be grown in a full sun, well draining location. Plant peony roots in humus-rich soil and cover the roots with 1-2 inches of dirt; when planted too deep they won't flower. A peony plant can live for 50 years or longer and requires little care. Deer and rabbits tend to avoid peonies.
Shipping in fall 2020. One of the most beautiful tree peonies. Large, 8"-10" flowers are held above the foliage. Grown without use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. Cultivar: Rockii Bloom time: mid-season. Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 4′ tall and 3′ wide Hardiness zone: 4-9 Hybridizer: Gratwick Plant size: 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. May bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring. Guardian of the Monastery Tree Peony
Itoh Peony Gordon E. Simonson Comparable price: $150-350 Collector peony. Flowers are twice the size of other Itoh peonies. We have just a few of these. Colour: Purple Flower size: very large, double. Fragrant: yes Bloom time: midseason Height: 2-2.5 ft Width: 3 ft Hardiness: 4, 5, 6, 7
Lemon Chiffon Peony is a great specimen plant. This is an early blooming variety. To extend blooming time of peonies in your garden, plant early, midseason and late-blooming peonies. This way your peonies will bloom for 6 weeks, one after the other. Flowers of Lemon Chiffon peony are a special treat in bouquets. Cut them at the stage when the bud just slightly opens and is soft to touch; they can last for a week or longer in a vase. Avoid cutting more than a third of stems off your peony in one season, as when too many stems are removed, the plant weakens. All peonies are deer and rabbit resistant and can thrive for 50 years or more. Bloom time: early
Available for FALL 2020. Paeonia 'Lois Choice' is an early-midseason peony hybrid, pink/yellow full double, this is a first class plant with a flower of two colors divided into three sections, a pink one-third, then a yellow one-third, and the final third pink. Awards: American Peony Society Gold Medal 2017 3-5 eye root. Hybridizer: Chris Laning, USA, 1993.
Shipping in fall 2020. Muramatsu Cherry Tree Peony Huge, 8"-10" flowers are held up well above the foliage. Excellent display plant! Grown without use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. Deer resistant. Cultivar: rockii Bloom time: mid-season. Growth habit at maturity (10 years old): 3.5′ tall and 3.5′ wide Hardiness zone: 4-9 Hybridizer: Higuchi Yugen, 1955 Plant size: May bloom in its first or second spring.
3-5 eye root. Available for fall 2020. Order early to reserve the plant; we have just a couple of these left (as of July 15). Can be mailed in Canada or pick up in Halifax. Deer dislike peonies. Fall is the best time to plant peonies, as they need cold weather to establish their roots.