Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii
Also known as
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Tree peony Overview
Has large, bright green leaves, divided into deeply cut leaflets with bowl-shaped, gold-yellow flowers.
How to propagate Tree peony
Propagate by seed in autumn (may take up to 3 years to germinate), tuberous species by root cuttings in winter, tree peonies by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Grafting in winter.
Perennials may also be propagated by division in autumn or early spring.
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 ..."