Paeonia suffruticosa 'Kao' has red to magenta-red flowers with golden stamens.
Paeonia suffruticosa or tree peonies are beloved garden plants in both Western and Chinese horticultural traditions though the history of cultivation in China dates back thousands of years deeply embedding this plant in their rich traditions and cultures. Tree peonies are woody shrubs that produce large, gorgeous flowers in spring in a much wider range of colours than the herbaceous garden peonies. 'Kao' ('King of Flowers') has red to magenta-red flowers with golden stamens.
Common Name: Tree Peony
Family: Paeoniaceae (The Peony Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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