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Hong-Xian-Nu

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Cultivar
Hong-Xian-Nu
Originator
Chen Dezhong / Cheng Fangyun
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1994

Grower’s name, Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, P.R. China. From the seedling of P. rockii cv. Double flower 6.8×5.2″, crown shaped pink. Elongate round flower bud. Outer petals larger and white, inner petals smaller, ruffled and characterized by a conspicuous red line, basal blotch dark brown 1.2×0.8. Sheath enclosing half carpels, pinnately parted and cream yellow, stigmas yellowish green, anthers rare and embedded freely between inner petals. Semi spreading plant, with much branches. Less suckers and ellipticum leaves. Upright flower suitable for cutting. Has stamens, pollen and seeds. Early blooming. Colored picture filed. (Red Line Lady). Registered by Dr. Cheng Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R. China, Oct. 3, 1994.

Reference: 1994-292:29