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Top Brass Peony

Petal-packed and honey-scented
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Top Brass Peony

Petal-packed and honey-scented
  • Great perfume for the garden and bouquets
  • Gorgeous double bombe-style blooms
  • Lasts for decades with very little maintenance
The flower form on this peony is extraordinary. It's called a double bombe-type. A bombe-type peony, named after the French dessert, features long guard petals encircling a tuft of staminodes in... Read More »
  • Zone 3-7
  • Height 25 - 27 inches
  • Flowering Date Late spring
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As 2-3 EYE BAREROOT
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SKU: #66148
Top Brass Peony
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Product Description

The flower form on this peony is extraordinary. It's called a double bombe-type. A bombe-type peony, named after the French dessert, features long guard petals encircling a tuft of staminodes in the center. Top Brass has that, but mingled into those staminodes are very long petioles, which make it look as if there's a second flower on each bloom. Peonies are known for the lavish look of their fluffy, petal-packed blooms, but this double bombe-type takes it to a whole new level. Top Brass blooms also have a scent like honey, and they make impressive perfumed bouquets. The plant itself is sturdy, with lasting foliage that provides a backdrop for other blooms even when peony season is done. Paeonia lactiflora 'Top Brass'

Peonies have few requirements: give them a sunny well-drained location, plant 2-4' apart, with the eyes (new buds at the crown) no more than 2" below soil level and apply fertilizer or compost in spring. Healthy peonies take time to establish, often 3 years before they start blooming—but the wait is worth it. They are heirloom quality. Let them grow undisturbed and they will bring joy to you and your loved ones through the decades. Plus, even before they begin producing blooms, you can depend on a handsome foliage display from spring through fall.

Product Details

  • Botanical Name:

    Paeonia lactiflora 'Top Brass'
  • Form: Perennial
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 25 - 27 inches
  • Spread: 24 - 28 inches
  • Spacing: 24 - 28 inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Late spring
  • Planting Instructions: It is very important to plant with the eye(s) 2" below soil level. If they are planted too deep poor flowering will result
  • Winter Care: None, except to mulch the first winter. Remove early in spring before growth starts
  • Shipped: 2-3 EYE BAREROOT
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Shipping Season: Fall
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Form: Large, "bomb" form, with substantial guard petals surrounding a large central mass of ruffled petals
  • Foliage Type: Glossy, deep green, new growth is burgundy and in fall foliage turns a soft yellow
  • Resistance: Deer Resistant
  • Pruning: Only to remove spent flower stems.
  • Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus enriched soil that is moisture retentive
  • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR


When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2023 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/4/23 - 10/27/23
5A 9/4/23 - 10/27/23
5B 9/4/23 - 10/27/23
6A & 6B 9/4/23 - 10/27/23
7A 9/25/23 - 11/13/23
7B 9/25/23 - 11/13/23
8A & 8B 9/25/23 - 11/13/23
9A-9B 9/25/23 - 11/13/23
10A-10B 9/25/23 - 11/13/23
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/23/23
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/6/23

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