Notable characteristics: Very striking, rich purple-magenta outer guard petals contrast with the frosted cream, pink and purple center. Outstanding cultivar suitable for either the cutting garden or as a landscape plant. This is a very vigorous peony which establishes quickly.
Species, place of origin: Paeonia lactiflora, Heze city, Shandong province, China.
Growth habit and size at maturity : Grows to 3.5' tall and wide. Strong stems.
Flower form and size: Well formed anemone (Japanese form double), 5", upright blossoms borne on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Dense, spicy sweet scent.
Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first or second week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-8.
Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots. This size plant will most likely flower its second season in the ground.
When we ship: This peony can be shipped to USDA zones 4-8 in FALL 2016. Order now to reserve!