Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Lyman D. Glasscock
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1944
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early (week 2)
Flower Form: Full Double
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Bomb shaped, rich red.
Flower size: Large
Needs support: No
Awards: Gold Medal: 1956

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 36 to 39 inches (90-100 cm)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: APS Gold Medal 1956
Parentage: Paeonia lactiflora x Paeonia officinalis
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Peony
  • Garden Peony

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Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2016-05-28
"Paeonia 'Red Charm', 2016, (2-DB-R) Hybrid [Peony], pay-OHN-ee-u
Photo by SueB
Location: Seattle, Wa
Date: 2015-05-21
Very dark bloom, very full flower.
Photo by SueB
Location: Philadelphia
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-04-26
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-13
Peony (Paeonia 'Red Charm'), leaves, buds and bloom
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA
Date: 2021-04-29
6 years after transplanting
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA
Date: 2021-04-29

Date: 2018-05-22
Location: Home garden VA
Date: 2013-05-08
Photo by Val
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Date: 2018-05-17
Location: my front yard
Date: 2014-05-30
Location: my front yard
Date: 2010-05-21
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: southeast Ohio
Date: 2017-05-03
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: May 8, 2014
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Date: 6-29-11
Tuber planted Sept '07
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-26
"Paeonia 'Red Charm', 2017, (2-DB-R) Hybrid [Peony], pay-OHN-ee-u
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2009-06-12
 7:59 am.  Red Charm, beginning it's journey of opening.
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-06-12
 6:52 pm. Red Charm, beginning to pass it's prime.
Location: Seattle, Wa
Date: 2015-05-20
Huge bud - the size of a chicken egg.
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-09-27
Late September foliage
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-05-22
Planted spring, 2014
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-06-18
peony Red Charm

Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
Location: Meise botanical garden
Location: Meise botanical garden
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-05-09
Location: southeast Ohio
Date: 2017-04-27
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-05-14
Location: My Garden in PA
Date: 2016-05-25

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2007-01-31
Courtesy Peony Paradise
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Photo by Ticker
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2018-05-20
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-05-22
Planted spring, 2014
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-06-07
  6:56 pm. A hefty presence - it beckons me from across the garde
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: my front yard
Date: 2020-05-27
Location: Meise botanical garden
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (Belgium)
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-06-16
Paeonia Red Charm
Photo by AlexUnder
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2021-04-20
Ants are natural part of peony flower buds - no need to remove th
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-26
"Paeonia 'Red Charm', 2017, (2-DB-R) Hybrid [Peony], pay-OHN-ee-u
Location: Philadelphia 
Date: 2021-10-12
Location: The flower is large and perfectly formed. The stems are strong and hold the large blooms erect.
Date: 2008-05-23
Photo courtesy of: Claire Houck
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2017-07-23

Photo courtesy of Brooks Gardens Peonies. Used with permission.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Photo by sgardener
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Comments:
  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 2, 2018 9:39 AM concerning plant:
    Peony 'Red Charm' (Glasscock, 1944) is a deep red, Albiflora x Officinalis hybrid: medium height at 36" tall, double, bomb form, large flowers, early bloomer, slight clove fragrance, strong stems, no side-buds, top show winner. Considered one of the best red peonies. APS Gold Medal Winner in 1956. Some reports of adventitious roots. Bred by Lyman D Glasscock (1875-1972) from Elmwood, Illinois which is near Peoria.

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