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Hua Yu Xiang Yun {AUSPICIOUS CLOUDS}

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Cultivar
Hua Yu Xiang Yun {AUSPICIOUS CLOUDS}
Originator
Yong Yang
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
2021
Country
China

Received June 9, 2021. Seedling number WLS1843. Parentage: Paeonia ostii ‘Feng Dan’ x Suffruticosa Gp. ‘Shirotae’. First bloomed in 2016. First year propagated 2019. Mid/Late season bloom. Large SEMI-DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, 8 inches in size (20 cm). Milky-white petals (RHS:N155D) with hints of pink when freshly opened, quickly fades to white. Guard petals flat, rounded, shallowly notched, average width 2 inches (5 cm). Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments purplish-red at the base, fading to white just under the tips. Carpels numerous, 12 on average, yellowish green in color, very hairy. Stigmas purplish-red with normal anatomy. Sheath partial, purplish-red. Fertile both ways. Fragrant. Foliage broadly cut washed purplish pink when young, matures green. Upright growth. Current year’s branches grow 35-50 cm, ultimate height 48 inches (120 cm). Well-positioned flowers carried on strong stems. Named for the resemblance of the flowers to a billowing cloud. May be marketed under trade name AUSPICIOUS CLOUDS.

Reference: 2021-Pending