Cuckoo's Sad Tears, Chinese rockii tree peony
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 杜鵑啼血 Du Juan Ti Xue
Notable characteristics: Single form blossoms with subtle shading of pink and light purple. Flowers open a darker shade of purple and age to a lighter shade. Flowers have a deep, spicy-sweet fragrance. Vigorous grower with a an upright habit. Very floriferous.
Cultivar group, hybridizer: Northwestern (Gansu) rockii cultivar group, Chen Dezhong of the Peace Peony Garden, Lanzhou, between 1993-1994.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, grows to 4.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Single, 7-8".
Flower fragrance: Sweet.
Bloom time: Late season rockii 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: 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 plant will ship in FALL 2017.