Peony Strawberry Creme Brulee ~ Itoh Hybrid

Peony 'Strawberry Crème Brûlée' is a Midseason semi-double to double pink Peony Itoh Hybrid, when opened, it is dark pink, then it shows a striking combination of light cream pink and dark salmon pink, highlighted by large dark maroon spots at the base of the petals, flower size: 6-7 inches, floriferous and upright, it remind one of an exquisite French dessert, (Donald Smith, USA).

Bare root size: 3/5 eye
Size Weight
2/3 eye 200 gram
Quantity per standard box:

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

Size (eye) 1+ 3+
2/3 55.00 50.00

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Peony Strawberry Crème Brûlée is one of the many semi-double to double pink Itoh Peonies that we grow at Peony Nursery Peony Shop Holland. Who's Don Smith? Don Smith is a retired Research Physicist who worked for the Air Force Research Laboratory for over 37 years conducting experiments to measure the infrared emissions from the upper atmosphere utilizing cryogenic interferometers flown on research aircraft, balloons, rockets and the Space Shuttle. For the last 18 years he has also devoted many hours to hybridizing intersectional hybrid peonies. Since his retirement in Oct. 2003, He has worked exclusively as a serious amateur breeder of intersectional peonies with the goal of improving the flower quality and expanding the flower type and color range of the intersectional hybrid group. Don Smith believes that he has made significant progress towards this goal, but more work is still left to be done. Intersectional Peony Hybrids, also known as Itoh Peonies, 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 "" Scholten-Keeman

Peony farm right now solely concentrates at exclusive, good leading peonies. It hasn't always been this situation. This organization carries an exceptional back ground getting started in 1875 along with Simon Scholten who was basically growing veggies and fruit for a full time income.

In 2001 the business organisation formed their distinctive spanking new marketing-label & logo design "" and they began concentrating on increasing unique peonies. In the year 2002 the corporation launched their online peonyshop together with Peonies & Buxus. Throughout 2003 Joshua Scholten started with multiplying peonies. Than in year 2004 this particular company started to export peonies of the Netherlands all-around European countries, Usa and Asia.

Right now our peony nursery is specialized in growing and multiplying special, top quality peony roots that can be offered for sale and released internationally. Aside from that this organization even cut peonies predominantly serving the Dutch peony flower market.

The most important things we pride:
  • The excellent quality of our products
  • The capacity to export worldwide
  • Our own extensive assortment Itoh Hybrid peonies like Strawberry Crème Brûlée
  • Our crame of high potential seedlings

About growing Strawberry Crème Brûlée Itoh peonies

The fall is really the correct period of time for planting a peony. These peonies have proven to be incredibly long-term-lived plants beeing alive approximately 50 up to 70 yrs, so once a person get the particular peonies placed in the right way, you is going to get pleasure from the plants for many years. Peonies have a preference for some sort of sun-drenched place with a well-drained dirt. A high quality air movement available the peonie can also be significant. These kinds of conditions assist these plants to stay away from illness problems. To organize the seeding hole meant for a bareroot peony, dig the ground into a depth of 12-18". Use garden tools to loosen the sides of the seeding hole as well. It really is extremely critical that the "eyes", or growth nodes, located close to the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two inches under the soil surface.