Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia lactiflora, 'Riches and Honor' Chinese herbaceous peony
Name in Chinese and pin yin: 大富貴 Da Fu Gui
Notable characteristics: Perfectly proportioned dark pink flowers on this good, stout grower with matte green, elliptical leaves. The plant has a great form and stand upright without staking.
Species, place of origin: Paeonia lactiflora, Luoyang city, Henan province, China.
Growth habit and size at maturity : Grows to 2.5' tall and wide.
Flower form and size: Well-formed, 5" double blossoms, handsomely held above the foliage on strong stems.
Flower fragrance: Sweet, spicy rose fragrance.
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: WINTER/SPRING 2023