PlantsPeonies→Peony (Paeonia 'Bright Knight')

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Glasscock
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1939
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Other: Lactiflora cvr. x officinalis Otto Froebel
Season of bloom: Very Early (week 1)
Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: "Very large, scarlet with orange tint". Bold yellow center from anthers. Once mature carpels are green with pink stigmas. Filaments are pale yellow.
Flower size: large to very large

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 2.5 feet
Plant Spread: 2.5 feet
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer

Bright Knight peony - partially open bloom

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