Peony Big Ben

Peony Big Ben is an Early Midseason double red Peony Herbaceous Lactiflora, medium large flowers, lovely fragrance, normal grower, many tall strong woody stems, average height 36 inc / 90 cm, good for cut-flower production. (Edward Auten Jr. USA, Illinois, 1943).

Bare root size: 3/5 eye
Size Weight
3/5 eye 250 gram
Quantity per standard box:

Perennial Box Size (standard) = 24" x 16" x 9" or, 60cm x 40cm x 23cm

Sold Out! Available in years: 2025, 2026

Peony Big Ben is one of the many red Peonies that we grow at Peony Nursery 'Peony Shop Holland'.

Who was Edward Auten Jr.?

Mr. Edward Auten Jr. was born in 1881, at Princeville, Illinois, USA. He graduated from Harvard University in 1904. Mr. Edward Auten Jr. planted his first peonies in 1910 and began experimenting with seedlings in 1916. He has received for his originations an Honorable Mention from the American Peony Society, the Midwest Peony and Iris Society, and a special prize offered by the Brand Peony Farms for a seedling of the Japanese type. Mr. Edward Auten Jr. was a member of the American Peony Society's special committee investigating Japanese and Single types.

About Peony growers "" Peony Shop Holland Lutjebroek

Peony nursery Peony Shop Holland in these days exclusively targets on building unique, outstanding leading peonies. It has not always been this situation. The corporation has got an exceptional background starting off in the year 1875 with Simon Scholten that was growing fresh vegetables for money.

In 2001 the business designed their unique modern marketing and advertising-title & brand "" and consequently they started off focusing on growing exclusive peonies. Within the year 2002 the organization opened up their own world wide web together with Peonies & Buxus. Within the year 2003 Joshua Scholten started with multiplying peonies. Then in 2004 the particular business started to export peonies of the Netherlands all around Europe, USA and additionally Asia.

Currently our peony nursery is specialized in expanding and developing special, high quality peony roots that can be offered for sale and released worldwide. In addition this organization even reduce peonies predominantly serving the Dutch peony flower market.

The things we pride:
  • The high-quality of our products
  • Our capacity to export international
  • Our own enormous collection of red peonies like Big Ben
  • Our peony nursery of substantial full potential red peonies for cut-flower production

About growing Big Ben a double red peony flower

The fall happens to be the ideal time for growing a peony plant. The peonies are exceptionally long-term-lived plants functioning for up to fifty to a max of seventy yrs, so as soon a person get the particular peonies placed correctly, you will definitely benefit from the plants for years and years. The plants have a preference for some sort of sunlit location having a well-drained soil. A good air flow movement available around the the peony plant can also be very important. These environments allow this type of plants to stay away from disease problems. To organize a seeding hole meant for a bare-root peony plant, dig the dirt to a level of 12-18". Make use of garden tools to loosen the sides of the particular planting hole at the same time. It is very significant that the "eye", or growth, nodes, located near the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two inch below the soil surface.