Cricket Hill Garden
Eight Clouds, Japanese tree peony
This peony will be available for fall 2021 shipping, ordering will be open in early spring 2021.
Name in Japanese & romaji: 八雲 Yagumo
Notable characteristics: Dark purple semi-double blossoms. Outer guard petals are rimmed with a creamy white edging. This cultivar was introduced in 1961 by nurseryman Kiyo Ikeuchi 池內清 of Shimane, Japan.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, grows to 3' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season Japanese 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 offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 12-18" tall. Likely to bloom the second year in ground.
When we ship: FALL 2021