Blue Sapphire, Chinese tree peony
Blue Sapphire, Chinese tree peony
Blue Sapphire, Chinese tree peony

Blue Sapphire, Chinese tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese & pin yin: 藍寶石 Lan Bao Shi

Notable characteristics: Flowers open with a soft purple pearlescent luminosity. The petals change to soft white, with purple-magenta flares at the center. Fast growing cultivar. Semi-dwarf tree peony ideal for smaller gardens.

Hybridizer, year introduced: Zhaolou Peony Garden, 1975.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide.

Flower form and size: Semi-double to anemone, 7-8".

Flower fragrance: Delicate and sweet.

Bloom time: Early-season 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: 3 year old tree peonies have 3-4  or more woody stems, with a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 18-22" tall. This size plant may have smaller flowers the first year.  Full size flowers will most likely develop its second spring in the ground.

2 year old with have 2 or more woody stems and will like bloom the second spring in the ground.

1 year old with have 1 woody stem and a proportional root system and will likely bloom the second spring in the ground.

When we ship: Order now for fall 2016 shipping.

Potted  stock on this plant is available at the nursery for pickup this spring. Sorry, we do not ship potted plants.