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Paeonia suffruticosa var. rockii
Common Name: Tree Peony Family: Paeoniaceae (The Peony Family)

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Rockii is a rare and beautiful tree peony with bright white semi-double flowers more than 6” across. The petals disappear into light pink, then red and black at the centre which is filled with golden yellow stamens. Rockii was introduced to western horticulture from southwest Gansu, China by plant hunter Joseph Rock. Limited supply.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Scrub in mountains and on cliffs.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Heuchera "'Obsidian'"
Erysimum "'Bowles Mauve'"
Rosa chinensis "'Mutabilis'"

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