Notable characteristics: Perfectly arranged rows of multi-toned pink petals are marked with deep red flares at the base. Golden stamens in the center of the blossom make a beautiful contrast with the petals. Vigorous grower and easy bloomer.
Cultivar group, area of origin: Central Plains cultivar group, this historical cultivar originates from the famous peony growing area around Luoyang, in Henan province.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Semi-spreading habit, grows to 2.5' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double form, 7-8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.