Paeonia lactiflora ‘Early Scout’ is one of the earliest blooming of all peonies flowering at the same time as the late tulips!
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Early Scout’ is a very early blooming single cultivar that kicks off the peony bloom period each year flowering at the same time as the late tulips! The single cup-shaped flowers are dark red holding a central mass of bright yellow stamens. The foliage is dark green and finely cut. ‘Early Scout’ won a gold medal in 2001 from the American Peony Society.
Common Name: Peony
Family: Paeoniaceae (The Peony Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
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 - 2300 metres 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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