Black Dragon Brocade, Japanese tree peony
Black Dragon Brocade, Japanese tree peony

Black Dragon Brocade, Japanese tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Japanese and romaji黑竜錦 Kokuryu Nishiki

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.

When we ship: Order now for fall 2016 shipping.


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