Tree Peony 'Shimadaijin'
Typically available from late winter to spring. Check with your local store for current availability.
Large, frilly, double blossoms open to a reddish-purple hue with golden centers. Soft, green foliage surrounds woody stems. Long lived plants produces more blossoms as they age.
Plant with Iris
- Landscape Size: 3'-4' tall, 3'-4' width
- Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zones: 2-12
- Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Attributes: Fragrant, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Plant bulbs in well draining, slightly acidic soil along with a sprinkle bulb fertilizer. Should be planted 5"-6" deep at a rate of about 6 bulbs per square foot. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms. Cut foliage back after it turns yellow. Bulbs can either be left to spread naturally or dug up and divided by hand. Store bulbs in a dark, dry, cool place until ready for planting.