Pure white petals on the flowers of Paeonia emodi glow in the bright May sunshine. This is a vigorous member of the genus. The foliage growing to over one metre in height. Capped off with terminal flowers, showy and distinct, containing a multitude of yellow, pollen rich stamens. A vigorous, upright growing herbaceous perennial found inhabiting thickets at 2300 – 2800 metres in the western Himalayas. Suited to an open sunny aspect or very light shade in a moist soil.