Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia, 'Perfection' hybrid tree peony
Notable characteristics: Rose red semi-double with generously ruffled petals. Blossoms face upwards and are well supported on strong stems. Mid- to late season bloomer.
Parentage is unknown, but the seed came from famed US breeder Bill Seidl in the early 1990s. It was grown out, selected and named by Jane and Trevor Sutherland of Southern Charm Paeonies in Timaru, New Zealand in 2001.
Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Advanced generation P. lutea hybrid, Irvine/Southerland , 2001
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Mounded, to 3' tall and 3' wide.
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 7". Flowers are well displayed on top of foliage.
Flower fragrance: Sweet.
Bloom time: Late-season hybrid tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with side buds, and a well developed root system.
When we ship: FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree peony will open in MAY 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree peony is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.