“Shawnee Chief” is a vigorous growing peony that produces a long-lasting cut flower that blooms in the early summer. By choosing a nice mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have beautiful blooms in your garden for up to 6 weeks (about 1 and a half months).
Rich deep red flowers of this variety are produced upon strong stems and open well, revealing their absolute full beauty. 3 rings on the outer ridge of the petals are larger than the center ones.
Peonies have always been garden classics that add a bit of nostalgia and charm. Providing fragrant blooms, lush foliage, these beauties have been popular for decades. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways including mass plantings, hedges, or specimens. With the recent resurgence in breeding, they will only continue to improve and enrich the flavor or gardening for years to come.