Happy Days, hybrid tree peony
Notable characteristics: It's hard to categorize the color of these flowers, opening as a reddish-pink-yellow suffused with ivory, all we know for sure is that it is stunning! Colors lighten as the flower ages. Highly recommended, easy to grow.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Lutea hybrid, A.P. Saunders, 1948.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and slightly spreading, grows to 3' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Perfectly formed semi-double blossoms, 6-7". Flowers held upright and to the side.
Flower fragrance: Light, sweet and slightly lemon.
Bloom time: Late-season hybrid tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
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. Very limited stock, order early.
When we ship: Sold out for 2016, please check back in January, 2017.