Name in Chinese and pin yin: 蓮苔 Lian Tai
Notable characteristics: Golden mauve outer guard petals contrast with the golden petaloids of the center. Compact growing variety makes an excellent addition to perennial borders. Species, place of origin: Paeonia lactiflora, Luoyang city, Henan province, China. Growth habit and size at maturity : Grows to 28" tall and wide.Flower form and size: Loose anemone, 5-6" upright blossoms borne on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Strong, sweet scent. Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of June.Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-8. Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots. When we ship: Orders for USDA zones 4-8 will ship in FALL 2016. Order early to reserve, limited stock on this item.