Red, rich red, deep red, striking red, The Buckeye Belle Peony! Showy large blooms standing proudly atop bold, erect stems. Lush bushy mounds of large, rich green foliage. Compact habit growing up to 18-24 inches and a spread of 24 - 30 inches. They do not flower the first year and may take two years to show their fragrant blooms. Butterflies and other pollinators are attracted to fragrant blooms from mid to late spring. The red Buckeye Belle is excellent when used for a fresh floral arrangement, as well as a background or border plant. At maturity, growing 2' - 3’ in height with a spread of 2’-3’, A real stunner! Peonies are easy to grow and maintain and will return year after year. Buckeye Belle grows best in moist, well-drained and highly organic soil receiving full sunlight to partial shade. Peonies may not bloom the first year. Peonies die to the ground in the winter. Hardiness Zones 3-8. Specifications: Mature Size (H x W): 2' X 2'-3'; Soil: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil; sightly alkaline soil; Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade; Characteristics: Lush bushy mounds of large, rich green, divided leaves often turning bronze tones in the fall; Bloom: Red, on erect stems; Growth Rate: Medium; Tolerance: Rabbit, deer; Tip: Potted dormant perennials can be kept in a well-lit cool/cold area (ie. Garage, shed, even in a protected area outdoors) until ready for spring planting. Do not allow them to completely dry out.
- Mature plant size can reach 3' x 3'.
- Hardiness Zones 4-9