Notable characteristics: This tree peony is the result of a cross between the Chinese tree peonyPaeonia rockii and a Japanese tree peony. This is one-of-a-kind, grown from seed and nurtured since 2012. The peony flowered this past spring as detailed here and is a very attractive specimen plant.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old):Upright flowers held well above the foliage. Grows to about 4' tall and 4' wide. Currently about 32" tall and 28" wide with foliage.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 7-8" flowers in multi-tones of pink punctuated with a dot of raspberry. Very attractive flower!
Flower fragrance: Lightly sweet.
Bloom time: Early-season blooming, flowers in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of May.
Zone hardiness:Proven is USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size:Tree peony with 4 tall, heavy woody stems, side branching and a well developed root system. This size plant has flower buds set and will more than likely flower its first spring in the ground.