Paeonia 'Bai Bi Lan Xia'

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

BAI-BI-LAN-XIA (White Wall Shining Blue). Grower's name, Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, P.R. China. From the seedling of P. rockii cv. Single white, 7 inches in diameter and three feet in height. Ovate at the stage of bud, petals extending flat, ringed with bluish tint; basal blotches dark brown 1.3x1.2". Sheath enclosing fully carpels, yellowish white and pinnately lobed; stigmas yellowish, anthers less, filaments purple only near the base. Plant semi-spreading, with much branches, a few suckers and ellipticum leaves. Stamens, pollen and seeds. Good substance and some fragrance. Stem strength, hardy enough to resist the wind and hold flowers above leaves. Bloom mid-May at Lanzhou. Colored picture filed. (Registered by Dr. Cheng Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R. China, Oct. 3, 1994). Bulletin #292.

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

'Bai Bi Lan Xia' description (in chinese) & picture available on page 099.

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

'Baibi Lanxia' Single form, white with pink blue tinge.. Selected, cultivated and named by Chen D.Z., and internationally registered by Cheng Fangyun. [detailed description available on page 67] [picture on page: 67]

McLewin & Chen (2006) Peony rockii and Gansu Mudan

breeder, date: Chen Dezhong between 1986 and 1992, engl. translation: White and Blue Clouds, color & form classification categories , remarks: 1.1.03, Vigorous, spreading habit, picture (not online!): 116

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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