Shima-Nishiki Japanese Tree Peony
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima-Nishiki'
Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh suf-roo-tee-KO-sa
|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.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Redbud (Cercis); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Cranesbill (Geranium); Sarcococca (Sarcococca)|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.