Red Lotus, Chinese rockii tree peony

Red Lotus, Chinese rockii tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese and pin yin: 紅蓮 Hong Lian

Notable characteristics: Outstanding lotus form flowers are reddish purple with deep black flares at the base of the petals. Blossoms are fragrant. Vigorous grower.

Cultivar group, year introduced: Rockii group, a traditional variety grown in and around Lanzhou city in Gansu province. 

Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Spreading habit, grows to 4' tall and 5' wide.

Flower form and size: Lotus single, 8-10".

Flower fragrance: Dense and sweet.

Bloom time: Mid-season Chinese rockii tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week or fourth week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. P. rockii cultivars are particularly drought resistant once established.

Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have at least 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.

When we ship: 
This plant will ship in FALL 2017.