Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora,'Gold Dusted Snowy Mountain' Chinese herbaceous peony
Name is Chinese and pinyin: 沙金貫頂 Sha Jin Guan Ding
Notable characteristics: The poetic name of this cultivar is perfectly evoked in the blossom's color and form. This sweet and subtle beauty is a delightful peony from China, that will be sure to please collectors and novices alike. Somewhat weak stemmed, very well suited for a cutting garden. If you are searching for a white peony with good fragrance for your collection, this one will please you.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lactiflora, classical cultivar from Heze in Shandong province.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 3' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Full double, 4-5".
Flower fragrance: Sweet, rich scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season blooming herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second season.
When we ship: FALL 2023