Shima-Nishiki Japanese Tree Peony
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima-Nishiki'
|Description||Stunning semi-double flowers create a stunning display against crisp green foliage. Mature plants can carry up to 50 exquisite blooms, with the red-purple and white striped petals accented by showy yellow center stamens. This long-lived deciduous shrub is ideal for foundation planting, mixed border, or woodland setting.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Needs regular watering- weekly, or more often in extreme heat|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3-4 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide; smaller in very cold climates.|
|Care||Provide enriched, well-drained soil with neutral pH. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and less frequently. May take 2-3 years to become settled and bloom heavily. Mulch to keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Clip spent flowers. Prune only as needed to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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