Peony Felix Crousse
Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Crousse'
Red Old Fashioned Peony Felix Crousse
Peony Felix Crousse is a bright deep red peony with some silvering on the edges. Very large carnation shaped flowers with incurved petals, freely produced in clusters. Fragrant flowers are highlighted against the dark green foliage.
Peony Felix Crousse is a bright deep red peony with some silvering. Very large carnation shaped flowers with incurved petals, freely produced in clusters. Fragrant and with good foliage. Color is brilliant and of even tone with a silky luster. Older proven variety that's still quite popular! The Peony is an extremely long lived, hardy, shrub-like plant. Once they're established, they're as hardy and dependable as oaks, creating a fantastic season of bloom in your yard year after year. The spreading clumps form hedges. Peonies are a standard of the perennial border, both as specimens and in groups. Also effective as accents or herbaceous hedges along fences, sidewalks, driveways or walls. Flowers are extremely showy, and foliage remains attractive throughout the growing season, either alone or as a frame or backdrop for other flowering perennials. Excellent cut flower. Peony Felix Crousse is a shrubby plant that will typically grow to 3' tall by mid-spring, bloom, display attractive foliage throughout the summer and early fall, and then die to the ground after frost. An old standard that features very large, very fragrant, red double flowers. Glossy green foliage is divided into oval to lance-shaped leaflets. Each plant will flower for approximately 7-10 days. You can plant other peonies with staggered bloom times to extend the total peony bloom period to approximately 6 weeks during May and June. Remove spent flowers after blooming. Cut foliage to the ground and remove from the garden in fall after frost. Plants are long-lived, do not need to be divided and can be left undisturbed for years.