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Peony 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Paeonia lactiflora | Herbaceous Peony

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Glamorous fragrant blooms in early summer

Luxurious cut flowers

Perfect for the front of perennial borders

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Peony 'Sarah Bernhardt' is an exceptionally beautiful hardy perennial. The pale pink, fully double blooms are delicately scented, making these a particularly sought after variety for cut flowers. This superb herbaceous Peony is free flowering and reliable. Perfect for adding some glamour to borders. Height: 80cm (31”). Spread: 55cm (21”).

Height Up to 80cm (31in)
Spread Up to 55cm (21in)

Hardy Perennial

cut flower gardencottage gardens

sun or semi shade

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Flowering Months


3 bare root peony plants (KC2080)
1 bare root peony plant (15998)

Bareroots should be planted at the earliest opportunity following delivery. Grow peonies in a sunny or semi shaded position on fertile, moist, well drained soil. Peony plants prefer a heavy soil that is rich in organic matter. Improve the soil prior to pl

These plants are lifted from the nursery field when dormant, and sent to you in late autumn or spring for planting. They often look dead on arrival, but they are just resting in the dormant period and will establish quickly for a strong start in the garden come spring. Set out in prepared soil in holes wide enough and deep enough to lay out the roots. Tread down the planting soil to knock out air pockets. Water well to settle. Apply a mulch to protect roots from cold temperatures. If conditions prevent immediate planting, set roughly into loose soil or a pot of compost (‘heeling in’) to protect the roots. The growth points of most bare root perennials should be set about an inch below the soil surface. New growth will appear in spring.

Feed and water peonies regularly until plants are fully established. In exposed positions the stems may require staking to support the large peony flowers. Cut back old foliage in autumn. When growing peonies on light sandy soil, a spring mulch of well ro

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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