Cricket Hill Garden
Chinese Dragon, hybrid tree peony
This peony will ship in early fall 2021
Notable characteristics: Crimson red with black-red flares and golden yellow stamens. Semi-double bloom covers finely cut foliage, which is deep green with a touch of bronze.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lutea hybrid, Saunders, 1948.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, to 4.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Single blossoms, 5-6". Flowers held above the foliage.
Flower fragrance: Slight.
Bloom time: Late Mid-season hybrid tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May and first week of June.
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. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.
When we ship: Reserve for FALL 2021