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Tree peony

Paeonia potaninii var. trollioides

Also known as

Peony

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

1.6m

40cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tree peony Overview

This perennial shrub bears divided leaves with cup-shaped, yellow flowers in late spring.

Common problems with Tree peony

How to propagate Tree peony

Seed

Propagate from seed.

Division

By division.

Other uses of Tree peony

Grown for their bold foliage, showy blooms and in some species colourful seed pods. Flower arranging. As Alice Morse Earle the American author and historian (1851-1911) memorably wrote: "The Peony always looks like a well-dressed, well-shod, well-gloved girl of birth, breeding, and of equal good taste and good health; a girl who can swim and hike and play golf ..."