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Hua Yu Xiu Qiu

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Cultivar
Hua Yu Xiu Qiu
Originator
Liangsheng Wang, Yong Yang, Shanshan Li, Miao Sun, and Mengwen Lv
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
2021
Country
China

Received June 9, 2021. Seedling number L201908. Parentage: Suffruticosa Gp. ‘Xiang Yu’ x Paeonia rockii ‘Qing Hai Hu Yin Bo’. First bloomed in 2018. First year propagated 2019. Midseason bloom. DOUBLE, 1 bloom per stem, 6¬ inches in size (16 cm). Opaque creamy-white (RHS:N155D). Guard petals flat, rounded, shallowly notched, average width 2? inches (57 cm). Dark purplish-pink flares extend 30% of petals? length. Inner petals are smaller, and wavy, ruffled and frilled, especially towards the center. Pollen-bearing stamens, filaments purplish-pink at the base, fading to white just under the tips. Average of 7-8 carpels, yellowish green in color, very hairy. Stigmas deep purplish-pink (RHS:N57C) with normal anatomy. Sheath well developed and complete, purplish-pink. Fertile both ways. Fragrant. Foliage is typical of most suffruticosa cultivars, broad pointed, washed purplish pink when young, matures green. Upright growth. Height to 30 inches (75 cm). Plants are strong growers with excellent disease resistance. Flowers carried in upright, well displayed position. Named for the flower?s resemblance to a white hydrangea.

Reference: 2021-Pending