Paeonia 'Hong Lian'

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

translation of the name:Red Lotus

Osti (1997)

Osti (1999)

HONG LIAN, «Rosso dei cinque continenti». Varietà di P. rockii ottenuta in Gansu. Fiore rosso, di una bellissima tonalità, più scuro all'unghia, semplice, a forma di loto, portato eretto su rami robusti. Fioritura tardiva. Portamento e aspetto fra i più eleganti di tutte le cultivar di P. rockii.

HONG LIAN "Red of the Five Continents" A cultivar of Paeonia rockii obtained in Gansu; in habit and appearance one of the most elegant of all the P. rockii cultivars. Flowers: a beautiful shade of red. darker at the base of the petals; single, lotus form, erect on robust branches, late flowering.

McLewin & Chen (2006) Peony rockii and Gansu Mudan

Hong Lian breeder, date: Chen Dezhong before 1985 engl. translation: Red Lotus color & form classification categories , remarks: 4.1.05 not online: 156

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

'Hong Lian' description (in chinese) & picture available on page 123.

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

'Honglian' Single form, red. Selected, cultivated and named by Chen D.Z.. [detailed description available on page 76]

Lotus shaped with a dense fragrance, magenta pink with very dark almost black large flares at the base; plant height to 7 feet.

xinxin: (rockii-hybr.):

Hong Lian

Wang et al. 2003

japanese name: Kohren

Hong Lian / Red lotus

Margitta Stewart 2007:

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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