Cricket Hill Garden

Emperor's Bright Treasure, Japanese tree peony

$ 85

Name in Japanese and romaji: 明皇寶 Meikoho

Notable characteristics: Large, ruffled, flowers have petals which curl upward. A highly rated classical Japanese tree peony. Deer resistant. 

Hybridizer, year introduced: The origins of this cultivar are unknown. It dates to before 1931.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and semi-spreading, grows to 3.5' tall and 3.5' wide. 

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

Flower fragrance: Very light, sweet.

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

Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 4-9.


Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with side buds, and a well developed root system. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.

When we ship: Shipping fall 2021.

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