Scientific name: Paeonia broteri
Common name: Rose Albardeira or Rosa-Paeonia
General description: From the Peony family, it is a rustic flower of simple beauty very used in the Portuguese Easter processions; an endangered species, and we love it.
Climate: Mild. It does not tolerate low temperatures and prefers direct sun.
Soil: Rich and well drained.
Watering: Regular and abundant
Associations: Lettuce, Beans, Basil, Melon, Corn.
Sowing time: Depending on the variety, between January and June or April and June.
Harvest time: 85 to 150 days after planting.