Magenta Red Lotus, seed grown tree peony

Magenta Red Lotus, seed grown tree peony

$ 149.00
Notable characteristics: Magenta red petals radiate from a dark maroon center. A very attractive landscape plant, that will quickly grow into an impressive specimen. These seed grown plants are crosses of the Chinese tree peony Paeonia rockii and Japanese tree peonies. Magenta red petals radiate from maroon center flares. They are one-of-a-kind, seed grown plants, and there is some variability in flower form and color. These 5 year old plants have all bloomed and are shades of mid-to-dark magenta red with deep maroon flares at the base of the petals. Flower forms are all open, either single or light semi-double.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, flowers held well above the foliage. Grows to about 4.5' tall and 4' wide.

Flower form and size: Lotus or light semi-double, 8-10". These seedlings tend to be very floriferous.

Flower fragrance: Sweet.

Bloom time: Mid-season blooming, flowers in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May or first week of June.

Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size:  5 year old tree peonies usually have 4 or more woody stems and a well developed root system. Current size with foliage is 22-28 " tall and wide. This size plant has flower buds set and will most likely flower its first spring in the ground.

When we ship: Orders can ship fall 2016. Potted stock on this plant is available at the nursery for pickup this spring. Sorry, we do not ship potted plants.