Black Dragon Holds a Splendid Flower, Chinese tree peony
Black Dragon Holds a Splendid Flower, Chinese tree peony

Black Dragon Holds a Splendid Flower, Chinese tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese and pin yin: 烏龍捧盛 Wu Long Peng Sheng

Notable characteristics: On mature blossoms, light cream carpels often appear in striking contrast to the very dark, magenta-pink petals. Highly recommended for beginning a tree peony collection. Very vigorous grower. 
Deer resistant. Herbicide, pesticide, and fungicide free. Grown in Connecticut.

Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Central Plains group, Luoyang city, historical cultivar.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and semi-spreading, grows to 5' tall and 5' wide.

Flower form and size: Semi-double to anemone, 8". Very floriferous cultivar.

Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.

Bloom time: Early season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground. 

When we ship: This peony is for Fall 2018 shipping. Order to reserve now! 
We operate like a CSA (community supported agriculture) where payment in received in advance of the harvest, and the produce is reserved for the customer. Our produce is our nursery stock, which can only be harvested in the fall, when the current season's growth is complete.

About us: Cricket Hill Garden is a family owned and operated nursery founded in 1989 and based in Connecticut. We propagate and grow the vast majority of the plants we sell. Most garden centers and nurseries do the opposite of this, 'buying in' and reselling most plants they offer. Growing our own stock allows us to offer the rare and unusual plants we sell as well as provide the highest quality plants to the discerning gardener. We do not use synthetic herbicides, pesticides or fungicides in our nursery production.

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