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Hei-Xuan-Feng

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Cultivar
Hei-Xuan-Feng
Originator
Chen Dezhong / Cheng Fangyun
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1994

Grower’s name, Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, PR. China. From the seedling of P. rockii cv. Single flower, bluish scarlet with black flare, 8.8×3.6, ovate at the stage of bud. Petals large, extending levelly, pleated lightly, basal blotches purplish black. 1.6×1. Sheath toothed lobed, pale purple, enclosing fully carpels, stigmas creamy yellow; anthers much filament red. Stamens, pollen, seeds. Plant upright, with a lot of branches, a few suckers and large ovate greenly leaves, more flowers with light fragrance. Stem strength, hardy enough to resist winds and hold flower above the leaves, 3 ft. height. (Black Whirlwind). Registered by Dr. Cheng Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, PR. China. Colored picture on file.

Reference: 1994-292:30