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

LAN-MO-SHUANG-HUI (Blue and Black Shine). Grower's name, Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, P.R. China. From the seedling of P. rockii cv. Semi-double, lotus shaped, bluish, flower 8 inches in diameter. Pointed elongated flower bud. Petals extend evenly, basal blotches black, 1.2x2.0.8. Sheath creamy white, enclosing the base of the carpels. Stigmas yellow, plenty of anthers. Filaments brownish black. Plant spreading, more branches. Seeds, stamens and pollen. Freely flowered, good substance and heavy fragrance. Stem strength, hardy enough to resist winds and hold flowers above the leaves. (Registered by Dr. Chang Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R. China, Oct. 3, 1994). Colored picture on file. Bulletin #282.

McLewin & Chen (2006) Peony rockii and Gansu Mudan

Lan Mo Shuang Hui breeder, date: Chen Dezhong before 1985 engl. translation: Blue Black Double Glory color & form classification categories , remarks: 6.1.12 not online: 189, 191, 194

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

' Lan Mo Shuang Hui' description (in chinese) & picture available on page 147.

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

'Lanmo Shuanghui' Single form, turquoise. Selected, cultivated and named by Chen D.Z.. [detailed description available on page 82]

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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