Red peony, also known as Paeonia lactiflora, is a herbaceous perennial plant that belongs to the Paeoniaceae family. It is native to China, where it has been cultivated for over a thousand years for its ornamental and medicinal value.
Red peony plants can grow up to 3 feet tall and wide, and produce large, showy flowers. The flowers can be single or double and have a pleasant fragrance. They typically bloom in late spring to early summer.