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PlantFiles: Tree Peony
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Kamatanishiki'

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Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia (pay-OHN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: suffruticosa (suf-roo-tee-KO-sa) (Info)
Cultivar: Kamatanishiki

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mariajose On Jun 21, 2006, mariajose from Lafayette, IN (Zone 5a) wrote:

I ordered this plant in April 2004. It was mailed in a box that was too short for it, therefore the stem was bent but healthy. Two years later it exploded in size and produced two flowers. The blooms measured several inches across, were pink with a lilac cast. Very beautiful plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska
Auburn, California
Oxford, Connecticut
Winnetka, Illinois
Lafayette, Indiana
Dubuque, Iowa
Taylorsville, Kentucky
Saint Louis, Missouri
Port Washington, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Cleveland, Ohio
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Olympia, Washington



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