Peony Registry

Cultivar
Jiehui
Originator
XianFeng Guo
Group
Lactiflora
Date
2019

Parentage unknown. First bloomed 2015, first propagated 2018. Midseason bloomer. ANEMONE flower form, about 3½ inches (9 cm) in diameter. Three rows of guard petals, deep purplish pink (RHS 68A), with inner staminode having very pale purplish hue (RHS 69D), neatly arranged. Guard petals generally smoothly rounded though a few may be slightly notched. One flower per stem. Carpels 4, pale green, smooth. Stigmas purplish pink (RHS 65B). Fertile. Moderate fragrance. Foliage green on emergence from ground. Plant height 23-25 inches (60 cm) at maturity, with upright growth habit having no need of mechanical support. A shorter variety, especially good for landscape use. The name ‘Jiehui’ refers back to the color and tidy arrangement of the petaloids which transmit a sense of purity. This cultivar is purer and fresher in appearance than the Chinese traditional cultivar “Liantai.”

Reference: 2019 Pending