Name in Chinese and pin yin: 似荷蓮 Si He LianNotable characteristics: Magenta pink petals have dark reddish flares at the the center, strong grower. One of our personal favorites. Hybridizer: Unknown. Classical variety from Heze city, Shandong province.Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading habit. Grows to 3.5' tall and 4' wide. Flower form and size: Single, 7". Upward facing. Flower fragrance: Delicate spicy scent. Bloom time: Mid-season Central Plains cultivar, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May.Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem and a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second season in the ground.When we ship: Orders for USDA zones 4-9 will ship in FALL 2016. Order now to reserve.