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Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii
Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii
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Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Tibetan Wild Peony

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.407.730

A rare Chinese form of tree peony, seldom offered. This forms a large woody shrub in time, with interesting tan-coloured stems. Large saucer-shaped blooms appear in late spring, in a beautiful clear yellow with deeper golden stamens. Foliage develops good golden-yellow autumn colour with contrasting pink leaf stems. Avoid doing any pruning except to remove dead branches. Shrubby peonies cannot be divided. Sometimes listed as P. delavayi var. ludlowii or as P. ludlowii.

Further details for
Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   120-240 cm
   47-94 inches
   90-150 cm
   35-59 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.