Tracery of White, Japanese tree peony
Name in Japanese and romaji: 玉簾 Tamasudare
Notable characteristics: Ruffled, snowy white flowers have fringed and slightly crinkled petals. Vigorous and easy to grow cultivar. This historic cultivar dates from the late 19th century.
Hybridizer and year introduced: Bred by Tenaka Shintaemon (田中新左衛門), a famous peony breeder from Niigata city in central Japan. This variety was introduced late in the Meiji era.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright growth habit. Vigorous grower, to 4' tall and 3.5' wide.
Flower form and size: Full, somewhat ruffled, semi-double, 8-10".
Flower fragrance: Light and floral.
Bloom time: Late mid-season 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 first or second spring in the ground.
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