type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [Japanese botan]


Japan, probably The Chugai Nursery before 1940

PEONIES, The Manual of the American Peony Society, ed. by James Boyd, Copyright 1928 by American Peony Society: Tree Peony Check-list.


The Chugai Nursery, Yamamoto, Japan, Catalog 1940-1941: Tree peony, Selected Varieties:

(Japanese tree peony - Purple Flowering group) Upper part of petals fades after full bloom. Medium size. Stigmas and sheath reddish purple. Late midseason. Narrow leaflets.

Ariga (1993)

KAMATA-NISHIKI (Brokat von Kamata) Lila Blüte. Spätblühende, große Blüte in achtfacher Blüte. Die Kronblätter haben Einschnitte und weiße Pinselspuren.


Flower type: Tree Peony—Semi-double

Plant zone(s): 4-8

Bloom time: Early

Hybridizer: Japanese Moutan

Rich and velvety dark purple glistening blossoms. Nicely free flowering with vigorous plant growth habits. Buds are a beautiful tea rose shape.

'Kamada-nishiki' (Kamada Brocade) (Jap. bef. 1929)

Frank (1989)

'Kamada Nishiki' (Brokat von Kamada). PurPurrote, halbgefüllte Blüten bilden einen herrlichen Kontrast zu dem leuchtend - hellgrünen Laub.

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Rivière (1995):

'Kamata Nishiki' "Brokat aus Kamata" Sorte japanischer Herkunft. Große, halbgefüllte Blüte, violettrosa mit leuchtenden Flecken und einwärtsgebogenen Petalen, Stempel purpurrot, mittelhoch, üppig.

KAMADA NISHIKI Our six year old plant had well in excess of one hundred blooms on it this season, all in all adding up to a very striking addition to our garden. Huge fully double deep purple flowers sit well over the bush, the display lasting for quite some time. Double purple.

KAMATA NISHIKI "Brocart de Kamata". (Semi-double). Fleur vieux rosé violacé à pétales très rigides et ondulés, bordés de blanc, onglets noirâtres. Bel aspect, plante vigoureuse.

KAMADA NISHIKI:Very large ruffled purplish pink flowers are darker at their center. Semi-double. Robust grower to 4 feet tall. Early.

'Kamada Nishiki (Japon) : flr. double rosé-mauve et blanc à l'extrémité des pétales

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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