Paeonia lactiflora 'Big Ben' produces huge, double, bomb-type heads of beautifully fragrant, cherry red flowers.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Big Ben' produces huge, double, bomb-type heads of beautifully fragrant, cherry red flowers. It is an early mid season bloomer growing up to 38 inches tall on strong stems.
Common Name: Peony
Family: Paeoniaceae (The Peony Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry open stony slopes, riverbanks and sparse woodland edges. Woods and grasslands at elevations of 400-2300m in China.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia
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