Splash your garden with lots of sweetly fragrant, yellow blooms. Prolific peony produces up to 80 gorgeous double flowers from late spring to early summer. A cross between herbaceous and tree peonies, Itoh peonies have a dense, rounded form, a great abundance of 7–9" flowers and a bloom season that lasts up to six weeks. Grows 24–36" tall with a similar spread. Paeonia Itoh 'Bartzella' Peonies have few requirements: give them a sunny well-drained location, plant 2-4' apart, with the eyes (new buds at the crown) no more than 2" below soil level and apply fertilizer or compost in spring. They take a while to establish, often 3 years before the first bloom—but the wait is worth it. They are heirloom quality. Let them grow undisturbed and they will bring joy to you and your loved ones through the decades.
Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to spread out roots without bending them. Set crown with buds 1" - 2" below ground-level. Water in thoroughly. Plant at least 6 weeks before ground freezes.
Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts.
Flower FormLarge, double flowers
Foliage TypeGlossy, deep green foliage that is very attractive and ornamental through-out the growing season.
Soil RequirementWell drained, humus enriched soil that is moisture retentive
PruningRemove spent flower stems after flowering to maintain an attractive bush type perennial all summer long. After flowering