Paeonia 'Zi Mei Cha Cui'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [rockii-hybrid] - [China North-West (Xibei) cultivar group]

Zi Mei Cha Cui. China. Unregistered with the APS. Gansu-mudan. Zi Mei Cha Cui produces large ball shaped reddish-purple flowers carried on arching stems (not on the ground). Dark rockii type flares are hidden by the numerous petals. Plants reach 5 feet after 10 years and 6 to 8 feet in width. Excellent long leaves. Stems are very winter hardy and have survived -30F temperatures only to bloom profusely the following spring. Very attractive and always a showpiece. Gansu-mudan are Chinese rockii lineage hybrids. Recommended for cold winter climates.

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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