Peony Prairie Charm ~ Itoh Hybrid
Paeonia Prairie Charm is a Midseason Itoh hybrid Peony, semi-double, clear yellow flowers with at the base of each petal is a large dark red-purple flare, all this encircles a prominent center of creamy white and green, good grower, attractive plant for in the garden, American Grand Champion National Exhibtions, Award of Landscape Merit 2009, (Don Hollingsworth 1992, USA).
Peony Prairie Charm is a Paeonia Intersectional or Itoh Hybrid. Intersectional peony hybrids, also known as Itoh hybrids, named in honor of Toichi Itoh, the originator of these unique hybrid peonies. They are representative of the progeny of crossing or hybridizing the two main groups or selections of peonies; the herbaceous hybrids which die down sub surface buds during their dormant season and the tree or woody shrub peonies which retain a year round woody branch structure above ground level. During their dormant season, the Itoh or Intersectional hybrids retain only extremely short (1"-2") woody stems above ground level. Ornamentally, they achieve the best of both parental worlds with the handsome flowers and foliage of the woody tree peonies displayed on an herbaceous plant, with annual new growth originating from buds below ground level. Strong healthy plants form attractive dense, neat rounded bushes which are shorter in stature than most tree peonies. Flowers are displayed above the handsome foliage that remains greener longer than their herbaceous parents. Intersectional hybrids are somewhat hardier than tree peonies and more tolerant of heat and humidity which extends their ornamental potential in both the North and south.
About peony farm "Peonyshop.com" Lutjebroek, the Netherlands
Peony nursery Peonyshop.com now a days solely concentrates on growing exceptional, very high good peonies. This specific aim hasn't been always the situation. This firm has got an extensive back ground starting in the year 1875 along with Simon Scholten who also was basically growing fruit and vegetables for income.
During 2001 this corporation produced their unique brand-new promotion-label & logo design "Peonyshop.com" and as a result they began concentrating on improving unique peonies. During the year 2002 the corporation opened up their own online peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. In the year 2003 Joshua Scholten began with breeding peonies. After that in 2004 this institution began to market peonies from the Netherlands throughout Europe, Usa and Asian countries.
Nowadays our own peony nursery is specialised in maximizing and developing special, good quality peony roots that are bought and released in many countries. Aside from that we additionally reduce peonies largely assisting the Dutch peony flower market.The main things we pride:
- The superior quality of our own product
- The capacity to export world wide
- Our own enormous assortment peonies like Prairie Charm
- The peony crame of large full potential seedling peonies
About growing Prairie Charm peony plants
The fall season is without a question the best moment regarding seeding peonies. All the peony plants are unbelievably long-lived plants sticking around nearly 50 up to 70 years, so right after a person get them placed in the correct manner, a person will definitely get pleasure from the plants for many years. Peonies prefer some sort of sunny place with a well-drained dirt. A good air flow circulation available around the the peony plant is also important and vital. These types of circumstances allow these plants to stay away from disease problems. To organize the planting hole designed for a bareroot peony, dig the dirt to the depth of 12-18inch. Use a garden fork to loosen the sides of the particular planting hole at the same time. It is actually very crucial that the particular "eye", or growth, nodes, located nearby the base of the old stem, end up no more than 2 " beneath the ground area.