Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Paeonia suffruticosa Shimadaijin ('Island Minister') (Tree Peony )

This tree peony produces semi double rich magenta blooms with ruffled edges and a centre of bright yellow petaloids. Foliage is comprised of light green, pointed leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture