P. 'Du juan hong'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [China central plains cultivar group]


Zhaolou Peony Garden, Heze in 1984.

name in Luoyang*:

Du juan hong

name in Heze*:

Xiang fang zi

english translation:

Azalea red, Azalea

Du Juan Hong. Rose form. Flowers 17cm x 5cm, purplish red (61-B), bright-colour; petals multi-whorled, broad and large, wrinkled at the apex, suffused with deep purplish red at the base; some stamens petaloid, narrowly long, rugose; pistils 5-7; floral discs purplish red. Stalks long, stiff, flowers upright. Flowering late. Plant tall, partially spreading. Branches fairly slender, stiff, slightly curved. Leaves orbicular, medium-sized, sparse; leaflets ovate, acute at the apex, pendulous, the mar-gins slightly curved upwards, suffused with purple. Growth medium, flowers many, produced in profusion, tolerant of strong sunshine, flowering period late. Bred by Zhaolou Peony Garden, Heze in 1984.

* cross-references for the Luoyang/Heze names are from the english text insert of the booklet 'Zhongguomudan' Chinese tree peonies © Will McLewin 1996 Prepared by Phedar Nursery (England) Tel. 0 161 430 3 772 Chinese language consultant Caroline Mason 0191 384 4533

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