Tree Peony (Paeonia delavayi) in the Peonies Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
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: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
Russet
White
Yellow
Other: Green
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
5"-6"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Does NOT transplant well.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Peony Blooms 2016 by Cem9165 Jul 12, 2016 7:37 AM 290
Just how TALL will a tree peony get? by Bonehead Sep 10, 2017 1:40 PM 54

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