Paeonia 'Hu Hong'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [China Southern Yangtse cultivar group]

chinese name:

name in Luoyang*:

Hu hong

name in Heze*:

Hu hong/ Da hu hong

translations of the name:

Bright Red, Tartar/Barbarian red, Crimson Red


Rosso carminio



Osti (1997)

HU HONG, «Rosso carminio». Con il nome Hu venivano anche indicati gli stranieri (non Han), in particolare tartari e mongoli. Fiore doppio a forma di ortensia, rosso intenso, foglie spesse e arrotondate, fioritura tardiva. Ottimo esemplare da coltivare in vaso per la forzatura.

Unopiú (1997)

Hu Hong ; Karminrot ; halbgefüllte Blume, kräftiges rosa späte Blütezeit

Osti (1999)

HU HONG "Crimson Red" The word "Hu" in the Chinese name also indicates non - Han Chinese, particularly Tartars and Mongols. This is the best cultivar for growing in pots and forcing. Flowers: pinkish red; double, hydrangea form, late flowering. Leaves: numerous, crowded, rounded.

Golden Port (2000):

Red, crown shaped, flower size 6" with a delicate fragrance; leaves round and large; late blooming; plant height to 5 feet; a free bloomer and a vigorous plant.

Heze Guohua Peony Research Institute

Hu Hong ( Hu Hermosa) Late season, Crown form, Light Red Crown form, sometimes lotus form or anemone form occurs. Flowers 16cm x 7cm, light red. Stalks short, flowers upright or lateral. Flowering late.
Plant medium height, partially spreading. Branches fairly stout. Large-sized leaves. Growth vigorous, flowers many. Classic variety.

xinxin: (suffr.):

Da Hu Hong

peonyworld/ (suffr.)

Hu Hong // Hu Family's Red Light red, apex pink, petals fine and smooth, suffused with deep red at the base. Crown form, sometimes lotus or anemone form occurs. Flowers size '' 16cm x 7cm ''; upright or later; delicate fragrance. Plant dwarf, partially spreading. Branches fairly stout. Growth vigorous; flowers many. Blossoming late. One of the best peach pink varieties. Classic variety.

NTSC (suffr.)

Hu Hong (Hu Hermosa)

HU HONG:One of the new Chinese tree peonies it is a bomb double, light red-pink, upright to out facing, fragrant, vigorous with many blooms. Established on it's own roots. 3'

Da Hu Hong (Chinese Mudan cultivated in Japan) A short stem hold the flower upright. Medium size. Early midseason.


Crown-shaped Violet,red, Large, Pointed, round buds, later flowering

Da Hu Hong

* 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)

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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