Cricket Hill Garden
Multi-Colored Butterfly, Chinese 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: 花蝴蝶 Hua Hu Die
Notable characteristics: Perfectly arranged rows of multi-toned pink petals are marked with deep red flares at the base. Golden stamens in the center of the blossom make a beautiful contrast with the petals. Vigorous grower and easy bloomer.
Cultivar group, area of origin: Central Plains cultivar group, this historical cultivar originates from the famous peony growing area around Luoyang, in Henan province.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading habit, grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double form, 7-8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have several woody stems and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first spring in the ground.
When we ship: Fall 2021