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One of the most popular peonies


Paeonia Dr Alexander Fleming is one of the most popular peony varieties in the world. That’s not so strange considering this peony is similar to the very popular Sarah Bernhardt. Because it is a cross between Sarah Bernhardt and Bunker Hill they share many characteristics. The big difference lies in the color of Dr Alexander Fleming, which is two shades darker than Sarah Bernhardt. The two varieties are very complementary because of this color variation.



Intense fragrance

There is a lot to admire in this variety and its characteristics. Firstly it is full-petalled and has medium to large-sized 8" flowers that bloom in the shape of a rose. Probably the best about Paeonia Dr Alexander Fleming is that it’s known for its wonderful and intense fragrance. That is why he is a favourite for many.



Dr Alexander Fleming was bred in 1950 by Dutch breeder Blonk. This peony variety is named after the Scottish microbiologist who discovered Penicillin and won a Nobel Prize for it.



Plant Life Cycle : Perrenial

Fragrance :  Fragrant

Site: Full Sun/part sun

Height: 2'-3'( 60-90 cm)

Plant spacing: 2'-3'

Flowering period: Middle

Color :  Pink

Flower size:    100 - 150 mm, 150 - 200 mm

Bud size :   30 - 40 mm, 40 - 50 mm

Flower shape : Rose form, Double flowered

Root Size  :   3/5 Eyes

Approx. shipping time : Late October/Early Novemer

Deer Resistance : Yes


All peony roots will come with full  instruction how to grow and care for them.

Peony Dr. ALEXANDER FLEMING Bare root Size 3/5

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