Cricket Hill Garden
Black Purple and Gold Velvet, Chinese tree peony WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FALL 2021
This peony will be available for fall 2021 shipping, ordering will be open in early spring 2021.
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 墨紫絨金 Mo Zi Rong Jin
Notable characteristics: Luminous black purple, single flowers somewhat hidden among the leaves. Broad, blueish green leaves, upright and spreading habit. Vigorous grower and prolific bloomer.
Cultivar group, area of origin: Central Plains cultivar group, this historical cultivar is from the famous peony growing center of Heze, in Shandong province.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Spreading habit, grows to 3' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Double form, 7-8".
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