General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Peony
  • Mountain Peony
  • Yama-Shakuyaku
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Paeonia obovata
  • Synonym: Paeonia japonica

  • Posted by dorab (Calgary - Zone 3a) on May 8, 2013 8:37 PM concerning plant:
    My photo is of Paeonia obovata alba, and this is the first bud since planting in 2009. The plant is in an east-facing bed, which receives good morning light.
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