Bush Peony 'Sweet Marjorie'
Classification: Herbaceous Peony (USDA Zones 2 - 7 or
Peony P-132 - Cactus style bloom. 28" Early to mid season bloom. Ah, Sweet, Sweet Marjorie. Don't let her delicate looks fool you, this is one tough little lady in the garden. Her "Sweet-Pink" cactus style blooms have alluring streaks of cream and deep rose-pink in them. Graced with a light, alluring fragrance, she also makes for a great cut flower in your arrangements.
Root size - 3 to 5 eye, or greater, depending on harvest.
Shipping Season - Spring 2009.
Cultural Requirements - Sunny, well-drained location, 3 to 4 feet apart. Can be left undisturbed for many years. In severe winter climates, plant with eyes 1-2 inches below surface of soil (then top with winter mulch); Zone 6-7, cover eyes with 1 inch of soil, and mulch lightly for winter; Zone 8 or 9, leave the eyes exposed to allow as much winter chill as possible, do not mulch around eyes. Not suitable for areas where winter temperatures rarely fall below 40 degrees F. or plants will produce plenty of foliage, but be shy about blooming.