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botanical name:
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Kinshi'
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Kinshi' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tree peony
synonyms:  Paeonia suffruticosa 'Golden Bird'
family:  Paeoniaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: golden
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Double golden yellow flowers, orangey at the base and the petal edges. Flowers in late spring or early summer.

cultivation:
Best in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil with some shelter from cold winds. Early morning sun during late frosts can damage the flowering buds.

propagation:
By grafting or layering - quite difficult and slow.
Established multistemmed plants may also be divided, though a disruptive and somewhat risky operation.

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