Cricket Hill Garden
Spring Serenade, 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.
Notable characteristics: We selected this tree peony from our open-pollinated seedling beds after many years of observation. It dates to the early 2000s and fist bloomed about a decade ago. From all appearances, the parentage of this tree peony are a rockii crossed with Chinese Central Plains. Flowers seems to glow, radiating the serene yet dynamic beauty of a spring morning. Moderate growth rate.
Hybridizer: Cricket Hill Garden, to be registered with the American Peony Society in 2021.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading. Flowers held well above the foliage. Grows to 4' tall and 3' wide in 10 years.
Flower form and size: Anemone double, 6-8".
Flower fragrance: Light and sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven in USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have 1 woody stem, with offshoot buds, and a well developed root system. Size of plant with foliage the first year is 12-18" tall. Likely to bloom the second year in ground.
When we ship: FALL 2021