Notable characteristics: Huge single petals are a pale blend of cream, pink, and lavender, with complimentary flares of dark purple at the center. The flowers are displayed perfectly over a spreading bush. The whole effect created is one of enticing lightness and airy pleasure.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced:Rockii type, Gratwick, before 1960.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): To 4' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Single, 8-10". Flowers held above the foliage.
Flower fragrance: Slight, floral.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third 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. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.