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Peony - Benjamin Franklin

Peony - Benjamin Franklin

Regular price $19.95
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Includes: 1 field grown division

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Royal Red Peony Bulbs For Sale | Benjamin Franklin (Fragrant)

Plant a blend of historic charm and sultry beauty in your garden! Benjamin Franklin peony, with stunning fully double magenta-crimson blooms, is free-flowering, with large outer petals and a center cluster of smaller ones. The blossoms are lightly fragrant and held high above the attractive foliage on strong, wiry stems.

This crimson bombshell is a mid- to late-season bloomer that comes back stronger and larger every year. Just as many other Peony varieties are singing their swan songs, Benjamin Franklin arrives in full force with a bounty of blossoms.

Highly deer resistant and easy to grow.


Easy to Grow Features

  • Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 32-38 in.
  • Spread: 2-3 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Water: Light until top growth emerges. Moderate during Spring.
  • Bloom Season: Mid-Late Season
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  • Planting Depth
    Eyes 2"+ below soil, Crown at soil line
  • Planting Proximity
    2-3'
  • Planting Season
    Fall or Spring
  • Plant Benefits
    Fragrant & popular amongst cut flower growers & gardens.
  • Water Quantity
    Moderate
  • Bloom Season
    Mid Spring - Early Summer
  • Sunlight Quantity
    Full Sun to Partial Sun
  • Hardiness Zones
    Zones 3-8

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Maria Garcia
Benjamin

Benjy (what I name the peony) was planted in early November 2020 in my raised garden bed. I did not dig it as deep as it is recommended because we have milder winters here in metro ATL. Currently, Benjy is thriving and we hope to have him bloom next year!

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Maria
They're thriving

I got this peony last fall and planted it soon after. It is not March and it is almost 10 feet tall. I cannot wait for it to bloom next year.