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Paeonia suffruticosa 'Hei Hua Kui'

Hei Hua Kui Tree Peony

Tree Peony

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A beautiful woody peony for the garden, presenting dark red blooms with yellow stamens; great as an accent in the garden or massed in borders; unlike perennial peonies, remember not to prune this variety

Description

A beautiful woody peony for the garden, presenting dark red blooms with yellow stamens; great as an accent in the garden or massed in borders; unlike perennial peonies, remember not to prune this variety

Landscape Attributes

Hei Hua Kui Tree Peony is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Hei Hua Kui Tree Peony is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Hei Hua Kui Tree Peony will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

5 feet

5 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

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