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What is the difference bewteen tree peony and herbaceous peony

1.Peony is a deciduous shrub and a woody plant, while herbaceous peony is a
tuberous and herbal plant.

2.Tree Peony leaves are wide and the front side is slightly green or green yellow,
but herbaceous peony leaves are narrow with both sides being black-green.

3.The flowers of tree peony are formed in the top of squid and are mostly single,
while the flowers of herbaceous peony come at the top of branches and are

4.The flowering periods are different: tree peony flowers early but herbaceous
peony flowers late the two plants have a difference in flowering period of about
15 days.

Despite the difference in flowering period between tree and herbaceous peony,
the two types of peony have some similarities in growth habits and flower
characteristics as well on one hand, herbaceous peony tolerates both cold and
drought, has a strong adaptability, and is widely used in garden when planted
together with treepeony, it becomes a cover of the shortflowering period of …

Character of Rockii Tree Peony

(This picture is taken from our peony nursery in June. We are busy  dividing the type of peonies.)

1、Character of Rockii Tree Peony
 1)Tall plant, can reach 2-3 m high, crown width 3-4 m.  2)Big and bright flower, the diameter can reach 18-25 cm.  3) Strong fragrance; the smell of one open flower can dominate that of 10 other open flowers from another Peony.  4) Resistance to drought and frost; tolerance of salt and base. Can bear temperatures as low as -43°C; can still grow normally at pH above 7.The cultivation of Gansu Purpura Peony is simple and does not require strict management; it is less attacked by diseases and pests, but in hot and humid weather leaves will grow mould and present scorched leaf symptoms; a sterilizing can be sprayed on foliage to combat the disease. 2、The peony  planting seasons are fall and spring. There are 3 ways of propagation: sowing, budding, and grafting. Sown seeds can blossom after five years; grafted and budded seedlings can blossom j…

Chinese style--peony charm