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Tree Peony

Botanical Name
Paeonia suffruticosa
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
7
Height
3 to 5 feet
Width
3 to 4 feet
Flowers
Spring: pink, white, peach, red, yellow, purple; single, semi-drouble and double
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, fertile
Planting & Care
  • Amend soil with organic matter as needed before planting to provide good drainage
  • Plant the graft union 3 to 6 inches below soil level to encourage the scion to develop roots
  • Plants will need protection from strong winds
  • Unlike herbaceous peony, stems should not be cut back annually
  • Only occassional pruning of deadwood or suckers is needed
  • Plants take several years to get established
  • Provide winter protection in Zones 4 and 5
Problems
Some susceptibility to canker, leaf blight, stem wilt and scale
Varieties
  • Godaishu - semi-double, white flowers up to 10 inches
  • Yachiyo-tsubaki - semi-double flowers that are dark pink at the center fading to light pink at the edge
  • Age of Gold - semi-double yellow flowers
  • Chromatella - double flowers, golden yellow petals with pink edges

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