Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Glasscock / Falk
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1956
Cultivar Group (Type): Herbaceous Hybrid
Season of bloom: Early Midseason (week 3)
Flower Form: Single
Flower Color: Red
Flower size: Very large
Needs support: No
Awards: Award of Landscape Merit: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 36 to 42 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Parentage: Paeonia officinalis x Paeonia lactiflora
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Peony
Also sold as:
  • Scarlet O'Hara

  • Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 10, 2018 6:00 AM concerning plant:
    "Paeonia 'Scarlett O'Hara', (2-SL-R) officinalis x albiflora Hybrid Peony, (Glasscock-Falk, 1956), USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8, Medium height, large single, scarlet red guard petals, early bloomer, Michigan Bloom Month 5.

    Bred by Lyman D. Glasscock (1875-1972) Elmwood, Illinois. He has 79 peonies listed with the American Peony Society including the popular Peony 'Mother's Choice', Peony 'Red Charm' and Peony 'Illini Warrior' (one of my favorites). Registered by Mrs. Elizabeth Falk (daughter), Plainfield, Illinois. "

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