Notable characteristics: Large ruffled flowers have petals which curl upward. A highly rated classical Japanese tree peony.
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: 2 year old tree peonies have 1 heavy woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 18-22" tall. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.