Name in Japanese and romaji: 新七福神 Shin Sichifukujin
Notable characteristics: Vibrant silvered coral pink blossoms are borne elegantly on this vigorous grower. The outstanding color and size on this flower makes it a favorite with our visitors.
Cultivar group, year introduced: Japanese tree peony, said to date to 1896, offered by Yokohama Nurseries, Yokohama, Japan. 1927
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright habit, grows to 3.5' tall and 3' wide. Flower form and size: Semi-double blossoms to 8". Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet, slight. Bloom time: Late-season Japanese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden at the end of May.Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9. Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem with a well developed root system. This size plant will most likely flower its second spring in the ground.
When we ship: Sold out for 2016, please check back in January, 2017.