Cricket Hill Garden
Paeonia suffruticosa, 'White Jade Tower Dotted with Emerald Green' Chinese tree peony
Name in Chinese and pin yin: Yu Lou Dian Cui 玉樓點翠
Notable characteristics: White petals suffused with pink at the base. Spreading plant. Long, somewhat sparse foliage. Vigorous grower. Flowers are so large that they nod to the side.
Cultivar group, area of origin: Central Plains cultivar group, this cultivar was bread by the Zhaolou peony garden in Heze and released in 1966.
Growth habit and size at maturity (10 years old): Upright and spreading habit, grows to 2.5' tall and 4' wide.
Flower form and size: Crown double form, 8".
Flower fragrance: Spicy-sweet.
Bloom time: Mid-season tree peony, blooms in our USDA zone 6a garden in the second or third week of May.
Zone hardiness: Proven is USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: 1 year old tree peonies have at least 1 woody stem and a proportional root system. This size plant will most likely flower its first or second spring in the ground.
When we ship: FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree peony will open in MAY 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree peony is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.