Taiyo Japanese Tree Peony
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Taiyo'
Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh suf-roo-tee-KO-sa
|Description||Huge semi-double flowers create a stunning show on this classic, long-lived shrub. Mature plants display up to 50 lightly fragrant blooms. The ruby-red petals have a silky, ruffled appearance against crisp green foliage. Ideal for foundation planting, mixed border, or woodland setting. Deciduous.|
|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 4-6 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide; smaller in very cold climates.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Redbud (Cercis); Cranesbill (Geranium); Daylily (Hemerocallis); 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: 3-8
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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.