Cricket Hill Garden
Rosy Cheeks, Chinese rockii tree peony WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FALL 2021
This peony will be available for fall 2021 shipping, ordering will be open in early spring 2021.
Name in Chinese and pin yin: Fen Mian Tao Sai 粉面桃腮
Notable characteristics: Generous ruffled semi double flowers open with a blush of pink but fade to near white. Rosy red flares suffuse the interior with a warm glow. Fragrant.
Hybridizer: Chen Dezhong.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading, flowers held well above the foliage. Grows to 4' tall and 5' wide (guess).
Flower form and size: Semi-double, 8-9".
Flower fragrance: Dense, spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season rockii, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the first week of June.
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 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2021