Early Scout is one of the first red peonies to bloom in our garden. It has attractive deep scarlet, single flowers with gold centres, held on sturdy stems. This well-behaved plant has a nicely rounded shape with finely-cut foliage that reflects its tenuifolia parentage. Good cutting flower too. American Peony Society Gold Medal 2001, Award of Landscape Merit 2009 (Auten 1952)
On hold for propagation until 2024.