Cricket Hill Garden
White Jade Tower Dotted with Emerald Green, Chinese tree peony
This peony will ship in EARLY FALL 2021
Name in Chinese and pin yin: Yu Lou Dian Cui 玉樓點翠
Notable characteristics: White petals suffused with pink at the base. Spreading plant. Long, somewhat sparse foliage. Vigorous grower.
Cultivar group, area of origin: Central Plains cultivar group, this cultivar was bread by the Zhaolou peony garden in Heze and released in 1966.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading habit, grows to 2.5' tall and 4' wide.
Flower form and size: Crown double form, 8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have at least 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