Name in Chinese and pin yin: 玉龍杯 Yu Long Bei
Notable characteristics: Light pink petals have deep reddish black flares at their base. Overall effect of the elegant single blossoms is quite mesmerizing. A vigorous grower and reliable bloomer. Hybridizer, year introduced: Chen Dezhong of the Peony Peace Garden, Lanzhou, China in 1994. Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading, grows to 3' tall and 5' wide. Flower form and size: Single, 6-8". Flower fragrance: Dense and sweet. Bloom time: Mid-season Chinese rockii tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week or fourth week of May.Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. P. rockii cultivars are particularly drought resistant once established. Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have at least 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.When we ship: This plant will ship in FALL 2017.