Cricket Hill Garden

Magical Red Haired Woman, Chinese rockii tree peony

$ 85

This peony will ship fall 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.

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