Paeonia x ‘Bartzella’

Paeonia x 'Bartzella' - Fast Facts

Learn more about Paeonia x ‘Bartzella’

  • Name: Paeonia x ‘Bartzella’
  • Bred by: A result of specialized hybridization within the Paeonia genus.
  • Introduced: The introduction year is not widely documented, but ‘Bartzella’ is a relatively modern cultivar.
  • Growth: Typically grows to about 2-3 feet in height and spread.
  • Blooms: Noted for its large, showy, double-form flowers.
  • Color: The blooms are a striking yellow, often with a hint of red at the base of the petals.
  • Foliage: Features lush, deep green foliage that beautifully complements the bright yellow blooms.
  • Flowering: Blooms in late spring to early summer.
  • Climate: Hardy in USDA zones 3-8, adaptable to a range of temperate climates.
  • Disease Resistance: Shows good resistance to common peony diseases but may be prone to fungal diseases in overly damp conditions.
  • Growing Classification: Intersectional or Itoh hybrid peony.
  • Origin/Distribution: As a hybrid, ‘Bartzella’ combines traits from different Paeonia species, mainly native to Asia.
  • Blooming Season: The peak bloom period is in late spring.

Should you Buy One?

‘Bartzella’ is an exceptional choice for gardeners seeking a peony with a striking color and robust performance. The vibrant yellow blooms are relatively rare in peonies, making this a standout selection for adding brightness and contrast to a garden. Its ease of care and vigorous growth habit make it appealing for both novice and seasoned garden enthusiasts.

Peony 'Bartzella' Specific Care

This peony thrives in well-drained, fertile soil and prefers a full sun to partial shade location. Planting at the right depth is essential for optimal flowering. It requires regular watering, particularly during dry spells, and benefits from a balanced fertilizer applied in the early spring.

General Peonies Care Tips

  • Soil: Best in rich, well-drained soil.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is ideal, but they can tolerate some shade.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, especially during the growing season.
  • Fertilization: Apply a general-purpose fertilizer once a year in early spring.
  • Pruning: Cut back the stems to ground level in the fall.
  • Support: May require support due to the weight of its large blooms.

FAQs about Paeonia x 'Bartzella'

Typically, ‘Bartzella’ peonies reach full maturity and maximum blooming capacity in about 3-4 years.

Yes, they can be grown in large containers with proper drainage, though they usually perform best when planted in the ground.

  • Yes, like many peonies, ‘Bartzella’ can attract bees and other pollinators to your garden.

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