Garden Peony, Hybrid species cross
Paeonia 'Red Charm'

Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia (pay-OHN-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Charm
Hybridized by Glasscock
Registered or introduced: 1944
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Huntsville, Alabama

Clayton, California

Corning, California

Fairfield, California

San Leandro, California

Washington, District Of Columbia

Durham, Maine

Minneapolis, Minnesota (2 reports)

Polson, Montana

South Sioux City, Nebraska

Canandaigua, New York

Media, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 22, 2009, val0822 from Media, PA wrote:

Planted last fall - blooming now (late May). Wow what a beautiful peony. Huge deep red flower.

Positive

On Apr 30, 2004, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

This is a hybrid P. lactiflora x P. officinalis, American Peony Society Gold Medal Winner (1956). Glasscock, 1944