Cricket Hill Garden
Cinnamon Pink, Chinese tree peony
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 桂粉 Gui Fen
Notable Characteristics: Radiant 8" pink blossoms with translucent, curved petals. A mature specimen of this cultivar in full bloom makes a stunning display. Semi-spreading habit, to 3' tall and 4.5' wide. Vigorous grower, very floriferous. Late season blooming. Deer resistant. Herbicide, pesticide, and fungicide free. Grown in Connecticut.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Central Plains group, antique cultivar from Heze, Shandong province.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading habit, grows to 3' tall and 4.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Single, 8".
Flower fragrance: Deep and spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Late season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May or first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.
When we ship: Spring 2020