Capital Red, Chinese tree peony
Capital Red, Chinese tree peony

Capital Red, Chinese tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese and pin yin: 首案紅 Shou An Hong

Notable Characteristics: Tightly packed buds unfurl over the course of several days to reveal dark magenta red 8" double flowers with a sweet fragrance Distinctive red tone to the roots, flower stems and underside of leaves. Vigorous.

Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Central Plains group, antique cultivar from Luoyang, Henan province.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading habit, grows to 4' tall and 4' wide.

Flower form and size: Anemone double, 8". Very floriferous cultivar. 

Flower fragrance: Deep and spicy-sweet.

Bloom time: Late season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May or first week of June.

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 2016 shipping only. Order to reserve now!