Blue Golden Lotus, 8 yr. old specimen, Chinese rockii tree peony
Name in Chinese and pinyin: 藍金花 Lan Jin Hua
Notable characteristics: Pink-
Hybridizer, year introduced: Northwest Gansu (rockii) group, Gansu province, classic cultivar.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading, grows to 5' tall and 4' wide.
Flower form and size: Single, 7－8" and upward facing. Flowers held well above the foliage.
Flower fragrance: Light, sweet fragrance.
Bloom time: Mid-season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: With foliage this 8 yr. old specimen plant currently measures 3' tall and 3' wide. It has several thick woody trunks with numerous side branches. An excellent specimen plant with a well balanced form.
When we ship: Sold out for 2016, please check back in January, 2017.
We will dig this plant and pack the roots with moist coconut fiber for shipping. Our success rate for shipping older plants is excellent. Over the years, some of our older tree peony specimens have been sent across the country via UPS with great results, so if you live far from our nursery, do not let this deter you from acquiring some of our older plants.
If you are within driving distance, this plant will be field dug in fall with the root ball protected and wrapped. Please call or email to discuss your interests and needs.