Paeonia ludlowii (Tibetan Tree Peony)
Paeonia ludlowii (Tibetan Tree Paeonia)Family: Paeoniaceae
Zone: 6 - 9
Natural Range: Western China
Soil: Moist, well drained
Light: Part shade, sun
Bloom Time: May
Pest Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Attributes: Deciduous. Shrub-like. Spring blooming. Attractive ferny foliage. Deep yellow flowers with gold anthers. Larger petals and more cup shaped than P. delaveyi. Large black seeds late summer-fall.
Notes: Requires little maintenance one established and can be quite drought tolerant.
Companion plants: Trillium, Cypripedium, Cardamine, Erythronium, Epimedium, Paris, Smilacina.