General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Dark red.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Double pinkish-red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Ornamental Peach
  • Dwarf Peach
  • Peach

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Location: j c raulston arboretum, ncsu,  raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2024-03-12
Location: j c raulston arboretum, raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2020-02-25
Location: j c raulston arboretum, ncsu,  raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2021-03-17
Location: j c raulston arboretum, ncsu,  raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2021-03-17
Location: At the Missouri Botanical Garden in Saint Louis
Date: 2001-09-06
Ornamental Peach (Prunus persica 'Bonfire') 001
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2023-04-19
Location: j c raulston arboretum, raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2020-02-17
Location: Iowa
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2021-04-30
Ornamental Peach (Prunus persica 'Bonfire') seedling.
Location: At the Missouri Botanical Garden in Saint Louis
Date: 09-06-2001
Ornamental Peach (Prunus persica 'Bonfire') 002
Location: in a garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 07-30-2020
Prunus persica 'Bonfire'
Location: Fairfax VA | January 2023
Date: 2023-01-28
Location: JC Raulston  Arboretum, Raleigh NC
Date: 2024-03-08
Location: in a garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 07-30-2020
Prunus persica 'Bonfire'
Location: Iowa
Location: Iowa
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2023-10-03
First ever crop of peaches.
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2021-05-01
Ornamental Peach (Prunus persica 'Bonfire') seedling.

Date: 2016-03-08
Location: Iowa
Date: 2011-07-29
Photo by robertduval14

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