Cricket Hill Garden

Palace of Fragrant Flowers, Japanese tree peony

$ 85

This peony will ship fall 2021

Name in Japanese and romaji: 群芳殿 Gunpoden 

Notable characteristics: 
Large size flowers in a bright shade of the classic reddish purple color known as 'botan' in Japanese. This cultivar is a result of a cross between the varieties ‘Minister of Flowers’花大巨  and ‘Kamata Wisteria’ 鎌田藤.

Hybridizer, year introduced:
This cultivar was developed by the Fragrant Flowers Garden (群芳園) in Osaka.

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright, grows to 3.5' tall and 3.5' wide.

Flower form and size: Semi-double, 6-8".

Flower fragrance: Very light, sweet.

Bloom time: Mid-season Japanese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size: 
1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. This one may bloom its first spring in the ground, or will wait until the second spring.

When we ship: FALL 2021.

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