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Taiyo Japanese Tree Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Taiyo'

Pronunciation: pay-OHN-ee-uh suf-roo-tee-KO-sa
SKU #31684

Good to grow! 8

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.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
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.

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