Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Pink
Growth Habit Clumping
Bloom Season Late Spring through Early Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Shirley Temple - Peony Bulbs


Seed Type Root

Naming this peony after the famous child actor was no mistake. This wonderful flower becomes a star in all flowerbeds that it grows in! With large blooms and an amazing number of petals that reach 5 to 7 inches, the Shirley Temple Peony stands out from the bunch. At each center, a blushing soft pink hue gives way to a dazzling, creamy white color. Given the name of these flowers, its no surprise that they thrive in full sunlight and rich soil!

Planting Information

Planting Shirley Temple - Peony Bulbs

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Top of Root Should Be No More Than 1 to 2 inches Below Soil
Plant Height up to 25 inches
Plant Spacing 3 to 4 feet
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bulb Size 2 to 3 eyes
View our Peony Planting Guide to learn more.

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Shirley Temple - Peony Bulbs