Paeonia obovata 'var. obovata'

Asian Woodland Peony

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Paeonia obovata var obovata  is a perennial herbaceous species of peony of 30–70 cm high. It has white to purple-red flowers and its lower leaves consist of no more than nine leaflets or segments. In China the vernacular name of the typical subspecies is 草芍药 (cǎo sháo yào), meaning "grass peony"


More About Paeonia obovata 'var. obovata'

  • native of Asia

 


Height:

30-40 in

Spread:

2-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Paeonia obovata 'var. obovata' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Fragrant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Mass Plant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow
  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Flower Color

  • White

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Mounding