Cricket Hill Garden

Paeonia suffruticosa, 'Floral Rivalry' Japanese tree peony

$ 90

Name in Japanese and romaji: 花競 Hana Kisoi

Notable characteristics: Large, vibrant, deep, cherry pink blossoms, held up on strong stems. Deer resistant. 


Area of origin: In Osaka, Japan before 1910.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright growth habit. Vigorous grower, to 4' tall and 3.5' wide.

Flower form and size: Perfect semi-double, 8". Petals somewhat ruffled. Each petal is darker at the base and curls around a center of golden stamens.

Flower fragrance: Light and spicy-sweet.

Bloom time: Late mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.

When we ship: FALL 2024

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