Cricket Hill Garden
Garden Fairy, tree peony
This peony will ship fall 2021
Notable characteristics: Pure white, semi-double flower form. Early midseason flowering. 7" blossoms are borne one per stem. Produces seeds. No fragrance. Green foliage with purple-bronze wash on outer third of leaves, especially so in early growth.
Perantage unknown, grown from open pollinated garden seed.
Hybridizer and year introduced: Franklin Chow, State College, PA, 2013
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright growth habit. Vigorous grower, to 4' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Full, somewhat ruffled, semi-double, 8-10".
Flower fragrance: Light and floral.
Bloom time: Late mid-season 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, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 12-18" tall. Likely to bloom the second year in ground.
When we ship: FALL 2021