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.
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.