Cricket Hill Garden
Rosy Cheeks, Chinese rockii tree peony
This peony will ship fall 2021
Name in Chinese and pin yin: Fen Mian Tao Sai 粉面桃腮
Notable characteristics: Generous ruffled semi double flowers open with a blush of pink but fade to near white. Rosy red flares suffuse the interior with a warm glow. Fragrant.
Hybridizer: Chen Dezhong.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading, flowers held well above the foliage. Grows to 4' tall and 5' wide (guess).
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 8-9".
Flower fragrance: Dense, spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season rockii, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. P. rockii cultivars are particularly drought resistant once established.
Plant size: 1-year-old tree peonies have 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2021