Tree Peony (Paeonia x suffruticosa) in the Peonies Database

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Botanical names:
Paeonia x suffruticosa Accepted
Paeonia x suffruticosa subsp. suffruticosa Synonym
Paeonia decomposita Synonym
Paeonia szechuanica Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 - 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Red
White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Parentage: Paeonia jishanensis x Paeonia rockii

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Location: z5 MA, my gardenDate: 2010-5-06Bloom Day 2
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Date: 2016-04-23
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-05-05
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Date: 2009-04-04Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-05-05
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Date: 2009-04-04Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-05-11
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Date: 2012-04-26
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-01In a friends garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-01In a friends garden
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 4000-05-18
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Location: CZ ZatecDate: 4000-05-18
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Date: 2011-04-08Photo courtesy of: Bambo
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Date: 2016-04-20
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Date: 2016-04-20
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Location: Botanical magazine 47: t. 2175, Paeonia moutan var. papaveracea 1820Author Sims
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Location: the first image from the registration of paeonia suffruticosaDate: 2015-01-01Paeonia suffruticosa Andrews, Bot. Repos. 6: t. 373. 1804
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Date: 2009-04-05Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Date: 2009-04-05Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Date: 2011-02-07Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Date: 2008-04-21Photo courtesy of: TANAKA Juuyoh
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Date: 2009-04-30Photo courtesy of: TANAKA Juuyoh
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Date: 2012-05-01Photo courtesy of: TANAKA Juuyoh
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Date: 2012-03-04Photo courtesy of: Manuel
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Date: 2011-04-08Photo courtesy of: Bambo
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Date: 2011-04-08Photo courtesy of: Bambo
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Date: 2005-11-13Photo courtesy of: Eric Hunt
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Date: 2008-01-27Photo courtesy of: Italo
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Date: 2011-02-22Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Date: 2009-04-04Photo courtesy of: James Gaither
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Date: 2008-04-21Credit TANAKA Juuyoh
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236
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