Notable characteristics: Bright lemon-yellow flowers with an accent of dark red flares. Fast growing, hardy cultivar sets the standard for yellow hybrid tree peonies. Highly recommended, easy to grow.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: P. lutea hybrid, Prof. Arthur Saunders, 1952.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and slightly spreading, grows to 4.5' 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: 2 year old tree peonies have 1-2 heavy woody stems, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 18-22" tall. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.
When we ship: Available to ship FALL 2016.
Potted stock on this plant is available at the nursery for pickup this spring. Sorry, we do not ship potted plants.