Paeonia obovata 'var. willmottiae'

Asian Woodland Peony

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A robust plantwith large single white flowers with yellow or dark maroon stamens. Blooms later in May than P. japonica and is followed in late summer by bright red seed heads with dark blue seeds.

More About Paeonia obovata 'var. willmottiae'

  • native of Asia

The deer-resistant variety willmottiae is much more vigorous than typical Paeonia obovata and is topped by single, white, cup-shaped flowers about 2 weeks earlier. 

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30-40 in


2-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Paeonia obovata 'var. willmottiae' Characteristics


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

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • 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


  • Clumping
  • Mounding