Scientific Name: Paeonia suffruticosa Form: Round
Common Name:tree peony Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:PaeoniaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Twiggy
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Heavily veined, Glabrous, Biternate, Obovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Red, Dark-red, Magenta, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Follicle, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Tall background, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves large, twice ternate with lobed leaflets; Flowers large (>15 cm wide) in summer; Fruit an aggregate of four or more follicles.