Name in Chinese and pin yin: 大棕紫 Da Zong Zi
Notable characteristics: Deep, violet-red flowers are upward facing. Excellent, fast grower.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Central Plains group, Luoyang city, historical cultivar.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading, grows to 3.5' tall and 3.5' wide. Somewhat compact, fits easily into mixed borders.
Flower form and size: lotus or light semi-double, 8-10".
Flower fragrance: Sweet. Bloom time: Mid-season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May. Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem with a vigorous root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.
When we ship: This plant will ship in FALL 2017.