Notable characteristics:Fine white etching on the edges of the petals look like embroidery details that gives this unusual flower its name. We find the voluminous dark maroon-red blossoms of this cultivar very enticing.
Hybridizer, year introduced:This cultivar originates from the area around Yokahama, Japan and dates to around 1905.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old):Upright, grows to 3.5' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Lotus single, 6".
Flower fragrance: Very light, sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season Japanese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 18-22" tall. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.