Dark pink semi-double with cream undertones. Itoh Peony 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' has flowers up to 6" in diameter with large, very attractive dark plum colored flares, 2-3 buds per stem, very good substance, floriferous. Matures to approximately 36" tall. Side buds, 1-2 per stem, give a long period of bloom, up to 2-1/2 weeks. Flowers held on strong stems just above and beyond the foliage. Excellent dark green foliage which lasts well into autumn. Pleasant fragrance.
Itoh Peonies, also known as Intersectional Hybrids, are a cross between herbaceous Peonies and woody Tree Peonies. They have remarkable blooms on herbaceous plants (tops die back in late fall). Itoh Peonies have a compact, rounded form and grow approximately 2-3' tall. Deer resistant. Container plants shipped spring through fall.