Cricket Hill Garden
Spring Carnival, American hybrid tree peony
Notable characteristics: Semi double blossoms. Petals are golden orange, tinged with raspberry along the edges. Deep ruby flares at the base of the petals.The plant is very floriferous. Finely cut foliage almost lacy foliage gives this plant a refined look.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Lutea hybrid, Saunders, 1944.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): 4' tall and 4' wide.
Flower form and size: Single to light semi-double, 5''.
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Late-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first or second week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 yr grafted tree peonies have 1 stem and a proportional root system. May bloom its first spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2020