White Jade Lion, 7-8 yr. old specimen Japanese tree peony
Name in romaji: Hakuojishi
Notable characteristics: Pure white blossoms. Semi-double flowers often have one or two petaloids amongst the stamens. This a very vigorous grower and prolific bloomer.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Somewhat compact, semi-spreading habit, grows to 3.5' tall and 4' wide.
Flower form and size: Very large, semi-double blossoms to 10".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet, slight.
Bloom time: Early-season Japanese 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: With foliage this plant currently measures 3.5 tall and 3.5' wide. It has multiple, thick woody trunks with numerous side branches. A excellent specimen plant with a well balanced form, ready for a premier spot in your garden.
When we ship: Sold out for 2016, please check back in January, 2017.
We will dig this plant and pack the roots with moist coconut fiber for shipping. Our success rate for shipping older plants is excellent. Over the years, some of our older tree peony specimens have been sent across the country via UPS with great results, so if you live far from our nursery, do not let this deter you from acquiring some of our older plants.
If you are within driving distance, this plant will be field dug in fall with the root ball protected and wrapped. Please call or email to discuss your interests and needs.