Bartzella Itoh Peony

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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 youre in the market for lots of big flowers then the Bartzella Itoh Peony may be what youve 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 peonys blooms announce the start of summer with large, puffy petals that almost resemble a lions 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? Dont sweat, just take some shears to the garden! The golden flowers on the Bartzella Itoh Peony bush are great for bouquets, and last close 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 flowers 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 Nature Hills Nursery today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

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Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Bartzella Itoh Peony Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Paeonia x 'Bartzella'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Perennial
Foliage Perennial
Fall Color Evergreen
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn