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Sarah Bernhardt Peony

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  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 2-3 Eye Divisions
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Bloom Time: Late flowering (early summer)
  • Height: 36 inches
  • Soil Requirement: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil
  • Deer Resistant

  • SKU: 74444
  • Availability: In Stock

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Add brightness and cheer to your garden with the beautiful Sarah Bernhardt Peony. This peony displays an abundance of glorious blossoms from late spring to early summer. The large 5- to 7-inch double blooms are a stunning frosty pink with tiny red flecks and delicate pale edges. Welcome summer with an exuberant display of colour and fragrance.

The fragrant Sarah Bernhardt peony grows to 34 inches tall and is recommended for zones 3 through 8. These charming plants flourish in full or half sun in well-drained soil, but will tolerate moist or wet soil. Plant them in the fall for best results. Cover your bareroot Sarah Bernhardt peonies 2 inches below the soil line and space them 24 to 30 inches apart to allow for the plant's 24- to 36-inch spread. This easy-care perennial peony is drought-resistant.

Peonies provide a dramatic splash of colour around the foundation of the house, in a patio garden or with a backdrop of shrubs or trees to provide a little drama. The Sarah Bernhardt peony also produces sweet-scented, long-lasting cut flowers to decorate your home, and these saucy blooms make a great accompaniment to other late-spring flowers such as Asiatic lilies or mountain bells. Adorn your garden with this delightfully appealing perennial peony to provide years of enjoyment.
Introduced in 1906, this beloved peony is also perhaps the best known. Rich rose-pink double flowers edged in lighter pink with a few petals showing crimson tips. Plants are very robust, floriferous and fragrant. Superb cut flower. Staking may be needed for the generous 7-8" blooms. Paeonia lactiflora
Product Details
  • Botanical Name Paeonia 'Sarah Bernhardt'
  • Form Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone 3-8
  • Flowering Time Late flowering (early summer)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower Color Rich, rose-pink double, edged a little lighter pink; a few petals show crimson edges
  • Flower Form Fully double, approx. 7-8" in diameter.
  • Foliage Type Medium to dark green foliage with a reddish hue.
  • Growth Rate Slow
  • Height/Habit 36 inches
  • Spread 32 - 36 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. Plant at least 6 weeks before ground freezes.
  • Soil Requirements Well-drained, deep, fertile soil
  • Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Remove spent flower stems after flowering to maintain an attractive bush type perennial all summer long.
Shipping Information

Breck's Shipping Schedule

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones Iris
1AB-7A 8/12/19 - 11/1/19
7B-13B 8/19/19 - 11/11/19
Last Order Date 11/15/2019

ZONES Fall Bulbs from Holland
1AB-7AB 8/12/19 - 12/9/19
8AB-13AB 8/26/19 - 12/9/19
Last Order Date 12/13/2019

ZONES Bareroot Perennials
1AB-13B 9/15/19 - 11/29/19
Last Order Date 11/25/2019

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONESBareroot Perennials & Bulbs
1AB - 5A3/19/19- 6/17/19
5B2/26/19 - 6/17/19
6A - 10AB2/19/19 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/17/2019

1AB - 5A4/16/19- 6/1/19
5A4/12/19 - 6/1/19
5B3/19/19 - 6/1/19
6A & 6B3/5/19 - 6/1/19
7A & 7B2/26/19 - 6/1/19
8A & 8B2/19/19 - 6/1/19
9A - 10B1/22/19 - 6/1/19
Last Order Date 5/28/2019

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

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