Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia suffruticosa, 'Charming Age' Japanese tree peony
Name in Japanese and romaji: 芳紀 Hoki
Notable characteristics: Vigorous grower with pure red semi-double blossoms. Mid-season blooming.
Hybridizer, year introduced: A traditional variety from the famous tree peony growing center of Shimane, Japan.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, grows to 3.5' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 6-8".
Flower fragrance: Very light, sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season Japanese 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 grafted tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a graft root. The plant may or may not have some of its own roots already developed. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.
When we ship: FALL 2023.