Dr. Alexander Fleming Peony - 3/4 Eye Bare Root - Rose Pink Fully Double Blooms
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Christened for the man who discovered penicillin, ‘Doctor Alexander Fleming’ is a Peony worthy of its namesake. The fully double flowers are beloved for their intense fragrance and beautiful dark rose-pink petals that lighten toward the edges. The curling of the inner petals gives blooms a somewhat rounded silhouette. The vigorous plants blossom over a long season thanks to their multiple side buds. This Peony in some ways resembles one of its famous parents, ‘Sarah Bernhardt.’ Midseason.
Peony plants bear an attractive, glossy green foliage that reaches 2'-3' in height with a similar spread. But their popularity is due mainly to their flowers. Peony plants bloom in late spring or early summer. There are peony plants that are indigenous to China, Europe and the Western U.S.