Japanese Tree Peony (Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Shimadaijin') in the Peonies Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Island Minister
Shima Daijin

Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: K. Ikeuchi
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1952
Cultivar Group (Type): Suffruticosa Tree Peony
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Color: Purple
Flower color description: Stigmas and sheath reddish purple.
Flower size: Large

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

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Location: My neighbor's garden, Toronto, OntarioDate: 2015-05-24Shimadaijin
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Location: My neighbor's garden, Toronto, OntarioDate: 2015-05-24
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Location: My neighbor's garden, Toronto, OntarioDate: 2015-05-24
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 2016-03-14A few days after budbreak, catching some morning raindrops on 14
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Location: Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, MDDate: 2017-04-26
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-04-14
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-04-14
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 12 May 2015A few hours after some morning rain, this flower is still intact
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Location: Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PADate: 2016-04-30
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