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Is this a Buttercup tree?

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GrandmaRoo Sun 12-Apr-20 14:29:46

It’s the closest I can get to identifying my lovely little tree (large shrub?) but the leaves don’t match up - they are fern-like, so not camellia or magnolia either. I’ve always called it a Tulip tree, but the Liriodendron leaves don’t match either. Anyone recognise it?
Many thanks x

Tuppence15 Sun 12-Apr-20 14:35:20

Looks like a yellow tree peony to me.

EllanVannin Sun 12-Apr-20 14:39:07

Yes I would say a tree peony too.

LadyGracie Sun 12-Apr-20 14:41:04

Yes a tree peony, beautiful.

Chewbacca Sun 12-Apr-20 14:45:09

I've had a look online and the flowers seem to match the Kerria Japonica Golden Guinnea but I'm not sure about the leaves.

CherryCezzy Sun 12-Apr-20 15:54:49

The leaves don't quite look right for a peony. We have a peony in our garden. Not sure what it might be though.

GrannyLaine Sun 12-Apr-20 19:01:45

Too big for Kerria Japonica. I would have said tree peony

CherryCezzy Sun 12-Apr-20 20:03:20

I've had a close look and consulted my little book and I think it is a hybrid of a perennial and tree peony.

granny'sbuttons Sun 12-Apr-20 20:27:27

My yellow tree peony has leaves just like yours!

Baggs Sun 12-Apr-20 20:49:45

Oh, thank you, granny'sbuttons! The first thing I thought of was peony but I had to do some googling to check.