'Sarah Bernhardt' is a beloved Peony with large double flowers in fresh, pastel pink. Introduced in 1906, this longtime favorite blooms dependably year after year and presents a healthy amount of emerald green foliage to add interest to the garden throughout the season. Also known for its fragrance, 'Sarah Bernhardt' makes a great cut flower.

Sarah Bernhardt Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt' 

Growing Conditions

  • ​Sun Exposure- Full sun to Part Shade
  • Hardiness Zone- 3-8
  • Soil Type- rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils
  • Soil Moisture- Medium
  • Flower Color- Pink
  • Blooming Time- May
  • Foliage Color- Green



Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • Height- 2.5-3 Feet
  • Spread- 2.5-3 Feet
  • Growth Rate- Fast