Sarah Bernhardt Peony is a long-time favourite with delightful fragrance and perfectly formed double blooms. A reliable bloomer; makes a great cut flower. Try Sarah Bernhardt peony in a bouquet or float a flower in a bowl.
2-3 eye root.
Hardiness zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom time: late season.
Awards: Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.
Deer and rabbits tend to avoid peonies. Plant peonies no deeper than 1-2 inches, or then might not flower. Choose a well-draining, sunny location. Peonies may not bloom the first year as they dislike being moved. But once established, they can live for 50 years or longer.