Peony Registry

Cultivar
Dou Kou
Originator
Gao Jian-zhou, Liu Yan, Liu Ai-qing and Li Bing-ling
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2021
Country
China

Received January 3, 2021. Seedling number FH-05-118. Parentage: ‘Feng Huang Nie Pan’ x ‘Gao Gan Hong’. First year bloomed 2014, first propagated 2016. Midseason bloom period. SEMI-DOUBLE flower form, 1 bloom per stem, 4 3/4 inches in size (12 cm). Three rows of guard petals, tending towards cupped, midpoint notched, light pink (RHS:62D), fading towards the extremities. Inner petals paler, more deeply and irregularly notched, somewhat twisted. As it ages the flower fades to near white. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments yellow throughout. Average of 3 carpels, yellowish-white (RHS:2C), moderately hairy. Stigmas red (RHS:33A), normal anatomy, fertile. Well-developed staminodal disc, white. Fragrant. Foliage red on emergence from ground, at maturity narrow-pointed and green. Upright self-supporting growth to 29 inches (73 cm). Named for the blushing pink color, seen as symbolizing an innocent young girl.

Reference: 2021-Pending