type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [rockii-hybrid] - [Gansu mudan]

To be called ”Ju Hua Bai” in Chinese, with characteristics of pure white bloom, resembling the chrysanthemum, 18cm×8cm corolla , two annuluses of neat outer petals , with high quality,have few clefts on it and have medium and small size and dark base purple speckles. The narrow and twisted inner petals have many clefts on tops and present featheriness and stiffness. The tops of few petals have anthers, base speckles are amaranth with one white stripe in them. A great many stamens are within petals with white filaments and yellow anther. The five pistils are full-grown with milk yellow stigmas, pompadour and good seeding ability floral disc. The plant grows erectly and vigorously with 40 cm long, green , slightly soft and freshly growing branches in the same year. The bloom leaves are patulous upwards with great many buds and aromatic flavor. The 15 lobules are marrow and long with its leafstalk to be concave and pompadour. It has great many sprouts, and early blooming date.

Li Jiajue 2005, Chinese Tree Peony, Xibei, Xinan, Jiangnan Volume

'Juhua Bai' Anemone form, white. Selected, cultivated and named by Chen D.Z.. [detailed description available on page 100]

McLewin & Chen (2006) Peony rockii and Gansu Mudan

Ju Hua Bai breeder, date: Chen Dezhong before 1985 engl. translation: Chrysanthemum White color & form classification categories , remarks: 2.5.01, Early flowering, Vigorous not online: 148

Cheng Fangyun: 'Chinese Flare Mudan' (Beijing 2005)

'Ju Hua Bai' description (in chinese) & picture available on page 102.

Beitrag von marcir am 28.4.2007:

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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