Silver Waves on a Magenta Ocean, Chinese rockii tree peony
Silver Waves on a Magenta Ocean, Chinese rockii tree peony
Silver Waves on a Magenta Ocean, Chinese rockii tree peony

Silver Waves on a Magenta Ocean, Chinese rockii tree peony

$ 79.00

Name in Chinese and pin yin: 紫海銀波 Zi Hai Yin Bo

Notable characteristics: Bright purple
-violet blossoms carry a heavy fragrance of sweet perfume amid a torrent of petals.

Cultivar group, hybridizer and year introduced: Northwest (rockii) cultivar group, Chen Dezhong of the Peace Peony Garden in Gansu province, 1996.

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

Flower form and size: Flowers on young plants are lotus form, mature blossoms are 8-10" full double form.

Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet. One of the most fragrant tree peonies in our garden.

Bloom time: Late-season Chinese tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the last week of May.

Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.


Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem with a proportional 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.