Paeonia tenuifolia Rubra – Plena Peony
A rare and choice variety, Fern Leaf Peony, Paeonia tenuifolia Rubra Plena, features large 3″ crimson blossoms and attractive ferny foliage. It’s ornamental foliage brings great texture to the garden. A wonderfully fragrant variety.
A delightful reward for being a Peony grower is their gorgeous cut flowers. Peonies are excellent plants that are easy to grow in full sun to part shade. Although Peonies prefer a sunny location, giving them a break from the hot afternoon sun will prolong their beautiful flowers. Peonies like a rich soil. Adding a shovelful or two of compost when planting will give you best results. Peonies must be planted at the correct depth to ensure flowering. Peony’s eyes should be 1 1/2″ – 2″ below soil level. Peonies are very long lived. They can be left alone, never needing to be divided.