Cup of Shining Night, Chinese rockii tree peony
Cup of Shining Night, Chinese rockii tree peony

Cup of Shining Night, Chinese rockii tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese and pin yin: 夜光杯 Ye Guang Bei

Notable characteristics: Outstanding flowers are reddish-black with deep black flares at the base of the petals. This cultivar is named name for the jade wine goblets traditionally made in China's Gansu Province.

Hybridizer, year introduced: Chen Dezhong of the Peony Peace Garden, Lanzhou, China in 1994.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading, grows to 5' tall and 5' wide.

Flower form and size: Lotus semi-double, 8-10".

Flower fragrance: Dense and sweet.

Bloom time: Mid-season Chinese rockii tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week or fourth week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. P. rockii cultivars are particularly drought resistant once established.


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 second spring in the ground.

When we ship: Sold out for 2016, please check back in January, 2017.