Chinese Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield') in the Peonies Database

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Karl Rosenfeld

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant:Rosenfield
Year of Registration or Introduction:1908
Cultivar Group (Type):Lactiflora
Season of bloom:Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form:Full Double
Flower Color:Red
Flower color description:Very bright crimson with very little blue in it, outer petals large and waved, central petals incurved and notched. Free-flowering
Needs support:No

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone:Zone 7b
Plant Height:31 - 35 inches
Plant Spread:31 - 35 inches
Fruit:Dehiscent
Flowers:Showy
Flower Time:Late spring or early summer
Uses:Cut Flower
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollinators:Various insects

pretty dark red

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Location: Beautiful Tennessee Date: May 8, 2014pretty dark red
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Location: Belmont, full sunDate: 2013-0608
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Location: Belmont, full sunDate: 2013-0608
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Location: Belmont, full sunDate: 2013-0606
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Date: 2011-06-11Courtesy Peony Paradise
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Location: Belmont, full sunDate: 2013-0608
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-04
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-07
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-07Landscape shot.
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-07
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-07
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Location: Peony garden (part of Belmont garden) full sunDate: 2015-06-07
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Location: Peony garden - full sunDate: 2016-04-23Love the dark red foliage of new growth!
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-05-29
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-05-29
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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 13, 2014 5:42 AM

This is a double red peony that blooms early-season. It produces huge, deep red blooms. Beautiful!

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Plant Events from our members
AndreA33 On May 20, 2015 Obtained plant
thequeen770 On March 18, 2017 Obtained plant
End of the season bulb purchase from Pikes or Walmart. Planted in top terrace in back yard.
thequeen770 On March 16, 2017 Plant emerged
A single shoot about 3 inches high. I covered with mulch the past few days of freeze.
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