Paeonia obovata

Japanese Pink Woodland Peony

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Item #: 2803

Zones: 4a to 8b, possibly colder

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China, Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

We are thrilled to offer one of the most sought-after plants for the woodland garden...the very rare woodland peony, Paeonia obovata. Similar to Paeonia japonica, the stems of deer-resistant, grey-green foliage arise in late spring to 18". Topping the stems are marble-sized buds opening to lovely, single, dark rosy pink flowers in mid-May (NC). Paeonia obovata is a great textural foliage contrast to hostas and ferns in the woodland garden. In October, the attractive bright red seeds become visible as the pods burst open.