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

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Also sold as:
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Cultivar Group (Type): Suffruticosa Tree Peony
Season of bloom: Midseason (week 4)
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: White

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy

Photo Courtesy of Nate Bremer at Solaris Farms. Used with Permiss

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Photo Courtesy of Nate Bremer at Solaris Farms. Used with Permiss
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Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, Wisconsin, USADate: 2012-04-30Photo courtesy of: James Steakley
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Comments:
Posted by ShawnSteve (Hampton, Virginia - Zone 8b) on Jun 12, 2019 3:18 PM

The flowers of 'Godaishu' are enormous and may easily attain 10" in diameter if well grown. This is the reason for its translated name. May easily get confused with the more commonly available 'Renkaku,' with fewer petals and smaller flower size. Both are pure white.

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