Paeonia lutea subsp. ludlowii
Ludlow's Tree Peony
pay-ON-ee-a lu-TE-a lud-LOW-e-i
Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub, to 9 ft (2.5 m) tall. Leaves alternate, compound, biternate (9 leaflets), each leaflet deeply cut.. Flowers yellow, to 12.5 cm wide.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Native to Tibet.
- lutea: yellow ludlowii: after Frank Ludlow (1885-1972), he and George Sherriff introduced it into commerce in 1936.