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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Common Name: Peony
Plant Family: Paeoniaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Perennial

Herbaceous Peony with large, scented, fully double, rose=pink flowers from May to June. For fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or light shade. Carefully plant with the crown just under the surface of the soil. If planted too deep this will inhibit flowering.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Season of Interest:  Spring to early summer
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Position/Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  Pink
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive


2 in stock  

2 in stock

Price:  £8.00

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.