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

To be called ”YuLongBei” in Chinese, with characteristics of kelly bloom, resembling the chrysanthemum, 17cm×8 cm corolla and peachy buds. Two annulus of light milk yellow and neat outer petals enjoying with dentiform clefts and magenta, narrow and long base speckles(3 cm×1 cm ). The inner petals are twisted, crapy and having deeper color than outer petals do, the base speckles are magenta and striped. The great many stamens have yellow anthers and white filaments with tops bent. The five pea green pistils have milk yellow stigmas, milk white and half wrapped floral disc. Plant grows vigorously with the great many blooms, half patulous shape, aromatic flavor and many sprouts. The medium size and round leaves, together with the 15 lobules, have characteristics of neat leaves, few tomentas, concave and red leafstalks. It has medium blooming date and to be new variety from Lanzhou Zhong chuan Peony and Chinese Peony Garden.

McLewin & Chen (2006) Peony rockii and Gansu Mudan

Yu Long Bei breeder, date: Chen Dezhong between 1993 and 1994 engl. translation: Jade Dragon's Cup color & form classification categories , remarks: 1.1.17, Vigorous not online: 068, 117

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

'Yulong Bei' Single form, cup-shaped, white. Selected, cultivated and named by Chen D.Z.. [detailed description available on page 69]

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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