Peony Mrs. Franklin D. Roosefelt

€19.00 Tax included

Paeonia lactiflora "Mrs. Franklin D. Roosefelt" 1932. Perfectly formed soft pink double flowers that contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage. Multiple side buds extend the flowering period of this profusely flowering peony. The flowers have a lovely fragrance. Named after the Mrs. Roosevelt who became First Lady a year later in 1933. It didn't stop there, she was the driving force behind the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a delegate to the United Nations.

American Peony Society Gold Medal winner 1948.

Registered in 1932.

Sorry, this variety is sold out and back in multiplication

  Quality roots with 3/5 eyes directly from our 3-year old fields.

On line catalogue. The roots can be ordered from February 1st for delivery from October onward.


Peony roots are shipped in autumn planting season. Delivery in the EU.

  In spring peonies in 7L pots are available at the farm nursery.

These varieties are different from the online autumn catalogue. Choose on-site.

Peony Details

Franklin Alonzo Barry

Data sheet

Colour Palette From pink to magenta
Flowering Period From Week 3 | Early mid
Flower form Double
Plant size d| ↕︎ up to 90 cm | ↔︎ up to 90 cm
Fragrance Softly scented
Flower Bud(s) One main flower bud and plenty of sidebuds
Award Gold Medal American Peony Society
Ideal for The cutting garden
Position & Soil Sunny and airy - soil well worked and not soggy
Hardiness Fully hardy -20ºC or depending on snow cover