President Roosevelt Peony
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President Roosevelt Peony

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President Roosevelt Peony Bursting with Red Blooms

  • Showy, Large Red Double Flowers With Yellow stamens
  • Attracts Butterflies and Other Pollinators
  • Easy to Care For

With beauty fit for a president, the President Roosevelt Peony (Paeonia 'President Roosevelt') deserves your vote. This elegant peony features flowers flourished with soft ruffled raspberry-red petals and a pleasant fragrance. Renowned as a long-lasting cut flower, you will want to make space in your cut flower garden for this elegant beauty.

The President Roosevelt Peony's blooms offer layers and layers of lovely red petals. With double flowers featuring smooth and strong guard petals and a plethora of frilly center petals, this peony rivals the beauty and intricacy of some of the finest tutus. Tucked between the ravishing red petals, you'll find honey-yellow stamens peeking out.

These late spring flowers aren't the only deeply hued element of these perennials. The President Roosevelt Peony has rich green foliage that reflects light off its smooth and shiny leaves.

This brilliant peony variety offers beauty and strength. With blooms packed densely with petals, this flower requires strong stems to hold up the weight. Luckily, the President Roosevelt Peony has just that. Its stems are robust and sturdy. These substantial stems make this variety excellent for cut flowers that will stand tall and proud in your bouquet.

The President Roosevelt Peony will also fill your home or garden with its pleasant fragrance. These sweetly scented beauties emanate a lovely aroma that will encourage you to stop and smell the flowers. They'll also entice pollinators like butterflies to stop by to enjoy your garden.

When it comes to the work that goes into keeping your President Roosevelt Peony healthy, you will appreciate that these low-maintenance flowers won't occupy all of your gardening time. They prefer a bright and sunny area with medium or low moisture soil. Soil that drains quickly is ideal, as well.

Plant several President Roosevelt Peonies in your cut flower garden to keep your arrangements bursting with color. This variety also looks phenomenal in a cottage garden or along a hedge. If you want to really make the most of their vivid red color, plant some in your mixed border or perennial border. When not in bloom, they'll still give your garden a lush appearance as delightful mounds of green foliage.

Add a blast of color to your garden with some President Roosevelt Peonies. These easy to grow, deer-resistant flowers will make you feel patriotic spring after spring. Order yours today!

Information About Bare Root Peonies

Bare root Peonies are shipped as nice 3-5 eye bare root divisions. Their woody roots are not uniform, it is normal for each root to look slightly different.

Plant with the eyes just below surface level with the woody roots spread out underneath. Once buried, water and mulch thoroughly.

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.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

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 .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

President Roosevelt Peony Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Botanical Name Paeonia lactiflora 'President Roosevelt'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 34 inches
Mature Spread 36 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Evergreen