Sturdy, Bright and Abundant Bartzella Itoh Peony
- Rare Yellow Peony Blossoms
- Classic Rounded Bush Form
- Long-Lasting Blooms
- Attracts Pollinators
- Fantastic for Cut Floral Arrangements
- Deer Resistant
- Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Fast Growing
If you're in the market for lots of big flowers then the Bartzella Itoh Peony may be what you've been looking for. These Itoh peonies are made by crossing tree peonies and herbaceous peonies, which result in a bush that can produce dozens of gorgeous flowers once given time to properly mature.
This big shrub-like peony's blooms announce the start of summer with large, puffy petals that almost resemble a lion's mane at the edges. The petals themselves sport a yellow to golden color, which is rare among peonies, and tend to have specks of red in and around their core.The flowers on the Bartzella Itoh Peony are large for your typical flower, almost earning it the name Bartzilla.'
Forget to pick up flowers for date night? Don't sweat, just take some shears to the garden! The golden flowers on the Bartzella Itoh Peony bush are great for bouquets, and last closet to a week in a vase. A bouquet of these flowers is also a great way to show off their refreshing lemony scent!
Wildlife in your neighborhood such as deer and rabbits will have little to no interest in this particular plant, but pollinators love them! Butterflies will come in droves in the early summer to indulge in the nectar of these large blooms.
The Bartzella Itoh peony makes for a great centerpiece perennial due to its bigger size and abundant flowers during the summer. Announce the start of summer like a trumpet call with this bush of beauty and order yours today!
How to Use Bartzella Itoh Peony in the Landscape
Due to the size of this plant it makes for an attention-getter in the center of your perennial garden. This shrub-like flower, likewise, could be used to border walkways or beds if used in an urban garden or cottage-style garden.
The Bartzella Itoh Peony grows well with other flowers its size. Grow yours scattered amongst contrasting flowers such as roses and other perennial flowers for a gorgeous display of natural color. The resulting combination will be a sight to behold, and will smell amazing too!
This flower's height makes it good as a higher level in a pollinator garden. Plant this in the center with decreasing levels of flowers for efficient pollination and attraction. The dense foliage of this plant should also provide some protection to pollinators that get caught out in bad weather.
#ProPlantTips for Care
The Bartzella Itoh Peony grows best at a distance from trees and shrubs, as competition for nutrients and moisture inhibits its growth. It should grow fine with other perennials its size, however.
Partial to full sun or part shade, the Bartzella Itoh Peony is pretty low maintenance. They prefer medium-moisture, well-drained soils in a decently sheltered environment for optimum growth.
To help the continued healthy growth of the Bartzella Itoh Peony one should remove faded flowers and trim down the foliage as the leaves begin to fade in the fall. The enormous blooms of this flower are known to catch rainfall and end up weighed down. Consider staking to help support Bartzella Itoh.
This plant is very long-lived, with the potential to survive for up to 50 seasons after maturing if taken care of! However, it is worth noting that Bartzella Itoh Peonies transplant best in September or October so if you need to move them in your landscape wait until fall.
The Bartzella Itoh Peony is a hardy-yet-enchanting addition to any garden. Pick a spot in your garden and order yours from our expert growers at LetsPlantify.com Nursery today!
|Botanical Name||Paeonia x 'Bartzella'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Bloom Period||Late Spring|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Red|
|Growing Zone Range||4-9|
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