Paeonia 'Zi yan pi shuang'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [China central plains cultivar group]


Wangcheng Park, Luoyang in 1969.

Zi Yan Pi Shuang . Crown form. Flowers 14cm x 9cm, faintly pinkish purple (68-B), the margins pinkish white; the outer petals 3-whorled, entire and regular, the inner petals small, arranged closely, pistils developed, petaloid, greenish coloured. Stalks relatively straight, flowers upright. Flowering midseason. Plant tall, erect. Branches stout. Leaves orbicular, medium-sized, thick; leaflets ovate, with a few and shallow lobes on the margins, suffused with purplish red. Growth vigorous, flowers many. Bred by Wangcheng Park, Luoyang in 1969.

english :

Garnet Goose Tinged with Frost

name in Luoyang*:

Zi yan pi shuang

name in Hezhe*:

Zi yan fei shuang

english translation:

Purple goose cloaked in frost

* cross-references for the Luoyang/Hezhe names are from the english text insert of the booklet 'Zhongguomudan' Chinese tree peonies © Will McLewin 1996 Prepared by Phedar Nursery (England) Tel. 0 161 430 3 772 Chinese language consultant Caroline Mason 0191 384 4533

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