'FRANCOISE ORTEGAT' Peony (Paeonia x lactiflora 'francoise ortegat')
AVAILABLE ONLY IN FALL!
'Francoise Ortegat' covers herself in large, fragrant blooms in late mid-season. This selection is a mahogany-red peony and when first in bud it certainly is dark and sultry. The deep, rich, burgundy-wine buds, open to luxuriously dark blossoms giving way rich-magenta. The 36" stems are perfect for cutting in bud, but consider 'Francoise Ortegat' as needing support when in full bloom in the garden. 'Francoise Ortegat' has been around for over 150 years and for very good reason: she is a beautiful and infrequently encountered stunning antique! LIMITED QUANTITY
Makes an excellent cut-flower
Available only in fall as bare roots. 3/5-eye