• P. Cytherea

Peony Cytherea

€14.00 Tax included

Paeonia herbaceous hybrid "Cytherea". The intense hot pink colour of the flowers fades gradually to soft peach and ivory. 

They open one by one and adorn the plant with all the different shades. The large flowers are set as perfect semicircles above the compact solid green foliage and they require no support. Graced with a soft fragrance, this peony is ideal as a garden plant and for a vase.

Cytherea is better known under the name of Aphrodite and her Roman counterpart Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. Myrtles, doves, sparrows, horses and swans were reportedly sacred to her.

APS Gold Medal 1980.

APS Award of Landscape Merit 2009.

Registered in 1953.

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Sorry, this variety is sold out and back in multiplication

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

The new harvest can be ordered from February 2020 for delivery from October 2020.

Peony Details

Data sheet

Colour Palette From pink to magenta
Flowering Period From Week 3 | Early mid
Flower form Semi-double
Height c| 60 to 80 cm | 24" to 32"
Flower Bud(s) One main flower bud
Usage Landscape & bouquet
Position & Soil Sunny and airy - soil well worked and not soggy
Hardiness Fully hardy -20ºC or more depending on snow cover