Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia suffruticosa, 'Monitor of the Palace at Sunrise' Japanese tree peony
ORDERING FOR THIS TREE PEONY WILL OPEN IN LATE APRIL/EARLY MAY 2023. Sign up with the "Notify me when available" button to be emailed when this plant is available for purchase.
Name in kanji and romaji: 扶桑司 Fusotsukasa
Notable characteristics: Enormous pure white blossoms. Petals are crimped and ruffled and the flower as somewhat loosely formed. Semi-dwarf plant with sparse foliage.
Growth habit and size at maturity: Semi-dwarf plant, grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Full double, to 10".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet, slight.
Bloom time: Mid-season Japanese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old grafted tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a graft root. The plant may or may not have some of its own roots already developed. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.
When we ship: FALL 2023.