Cricket Hill Garden
Magical Red Haired Woman, Chinese rockii tree peony WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FALL 2021
This peony will be available for fall 2021 shipping, ordering will be open in early spring 2021.
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 紅髮魔女 Hong Fa Mo Nu
Notable characteristics: Large, 8-9" heavy semi-double pure white flowers are remarkable for the prominent, rosy red, tone of the filaments. These combine with similarly colored flares at the base of the petals to create a mesmerizing center. Deer resistant. Herbicide, pesticide, and fungicide free. Grown in Connecticut.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: rockii, Chen Dezhong of the Peace Peony Garden in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China, 1986.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Spreading habit, to 4' tall and wide.
Flower form and size: Heavy semi-double blossoms to 8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid- season 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 with a vigorous root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: Reserve for FALL 2021 shipping to all USDA zone 4-9.