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Rock's Tree Peony

Paeonia rockii

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A Paeonia rockii plant in a garden with white flowers
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A photo of Rock's Tree Peony
A photo of Rock's Tree Peony
A photo of Rock's Tree Peony

Rock's Tree Peony Overview

Paeonia rockii is a deciduous shrub species in the Paeoniaceae family. It has a lax habit and typically grows to around 2m tall and wide. Foliage is dark green, oppositely arranged and divided attractively. Flowers are semi-double with white-pink petals, these are marked with a purple blotch in the centre of each petal at the base. They also have many yellow stamens in the centre of their blooms. Flowering occurs from late spring through to early summertime.

Common problems with Rock's Tree Peony

Also could be affected by peony ringspot virus

How to propagate Rock's Tree Peony

Grafting

Layering

Seed

Seeds require two cold periods (winters) to germinate, termed doubly dormant.

Division

Divide autumn or early in spring.

Special features of Rock's Tree Peony

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves