Bush Peony 'Cherry Twist'
Classification: Herbaceous Peony (USDA Zones 2 - 7 or
Peony P-155 - Flower Type - Single. 30" Midseason. These twisted cherry petals are overlaid in cream and white making for one interesting and unusual flower. The petals are fluted, ruffled and incised and are backed by very lush foliage. Very light fragrance.
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.