Peony Pearl S. Buck

Peony 'Pearl S. Buck' is a Late Midseason to late flowering full double white Peony Lactiflora, Many closely set white petals form a large flower having a high-built silhouette, flower size 6–7 inch / 15-18 cm in diameter. A few petals on some of the flowers will have a thin edge of red pigment. Average height 30 inch / 75 cm, Deep green pointed leaflets are relatively narrow in the cultivar group. Strong stems make an upright bush that rarely will need further support. No fertility seen, none is expected, carpels and stamens invariably absent. First year propagated 2008, Parentage unknown (record is lost). Received APS Seedling Certificate of Merit in 2011 (Wilsonville, Oregon). Name derivation: Pearl S. Buck - Pearl S. Buck was Born in the United States in 1892 but spending most of the first 40 years of her life in China, Pearl S. Buck is best known as the 1938 Nobel Award recipient for literature. Her literary achievements span over 1,300 works. She is honored with nearly 2,000 awards for humanitarian causes, including advocacy of cross-cultural understanding, equal rights and racial harmony. Her legacy continues today with multi-cultural adoption and international humanitarian efforts for children through Pearl S. Buck International. She is often associated with the Pulitzer Prize awarded novel The Good Earth, the second most widely read book of the 20th century. Ms. Buck died at age 80 and is buried at her Bucks County farm in Pennsylvania. Named in participation with the Pearl S. Buck Foundation. (Don Hollingsworth / Steininger, USA, 2015).

Bare root size: 3/5 eye
Quantity per standard box:

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

Peony Pearl S. Buck is one of the many new double white Peonies that we grow at Peony Nursery 'Peony Shop Holland'.

About Peony Nursery 'Peony Shop Holland "" Lutjebroek, the Netherlands

Peony Grower Peony Shop Holland at the moment exclusively targets on getting exclusive, extraordinary prime quality peonies. This specific aim was not always the situation. This specific organization has a successful background getting started in the year 1875 accompanied by Simon Scholten that was basically growing greens for a full time income.

During 2001 this corporation built their distinctive spanking new advertising-title & logo "" and after that they started concentrating on developing exceptional peonies. Throughout 2002 the particular firm launched their very own on-line with Peonies & Buxus. Within 2003 Joshua Scholten started with breeding peonies. After that in year 2004 this institution started to market peonies from the Netherlands all-around European countries, Russian Federation, North America, South America, New Zealand, Africa, and additionally Asia.

Nowadays our own peony nursery is focused on maximizing and developing exceptional, premium quality peony roots which can be distributed and exported to around the globe. Aside from that we even cut peonies largely serving the Dutch peony flower marketplace.

The things we pride:
  • The high quality of our own product
  • The ability to export all over the world
  • Our extensive range of new white Peonies like Pearl S. Buck
  • The Peony Nursery of substantial full potential cut-flower production Peonies

About growing Pearl S. Buck Peonies

The fall is without a doubt a suitable period if you consider seeding a peony. Almost all peonies have proven to be amazingly long-lived plants staying around close to fifty to a maximum of 70 years, so as soon you'll get them placed rightly, you will certainly have fun with them for a long time. The plants prefer some sort of sunlit location with a well-drained ground. A good air flow movement available around the peonies can also be mandatory. All these conditions help peonies stay away from disease problems. To arrange a seeding hole for a bare-root peony, dig the soil to a depth of 12-18inch. Work with garden tools to release the sides of the planting hole at the same time. It is very important and vital that the particular "eyes", or growth nodes, situated near the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two inches under the soil surface area.