Paeonia herbaceous hybrid "Montezuma". Strong long stems hold single to semi-double bright vermillion red flowers with a generous tuft of yellow stamens in the centre. Elegant landscape plant and cut flower. A lesser known sought after variety from Prof. Saunders. Possibly named after the Aztec ruler Montezuma.
Registered in 1943.
The new harvest can be ordered from February 1st for delivery from October onwards.
|Colour Palette||From red to purple|
|Flowering Period||From Week 3 | Early mid|
|Height||d| 80 to 100 cm | 32" to 40"|
|Flower Bud(s)||One main flower bud|
|Usage||Landscape & bouquet|
|Position & Soil||Sunny and airy - soil well worked and not soggy|
|Hardiness||Fully hardy -30º or more depending on snow cover|