Cricket Hill Garden

Purple Goose Flying in the Frost, Chinese herbaceous peony

$ 40


Name in Chinese and pin yin: 紫雁飛霜 Zi Yan Fei Shuang

Notable characteristics: The spicy, sweet fragrance of this gorgeous peony makes it a must for any garden. We also love its poetic name! This is a difficult flower to photograph and finally we have a great photo of it shown here. The deep reddish-purple petals will get a frosted look with lighter tips as the flowers age; hence the name. Strong grower.

Species, place of origin: Paeonia lactiflora, Luoyang city, Henan province, China.

Growth habit and size at maturity: Grows to 3.5' tall and wide. Large leaves.

Flower form and size: Well-formed double blossoms, 5".

Flower fragrance: Strong scent, very fragrant perfume.

Bloom time: Mid-season herbaceous peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second week of June.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-8.

Plant size: 4-5 'eyes' or buds with proportional roots.

When we ship: Orders will ship FALL 2021

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