Grower’s name, Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, P.R. China. From seedling of P. rockii cv. Double hydrangea shaped, deep pinkish blue, 8 inches in diameter and height of plant over three feet. Ovate flower bud. Petals larger, thicker with lobed rim basal blotches brownish black. Only five to six anthers. Stout stems with plenty of branches. Leaves larger and thicker. Suitable for cutting flower. Has stamens and pollen. Heavy fragrance. Colored picture filed. (Robust Man of Gansu). Registered by Dr Cheng Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R. China, Oct. 3, 1994.
Chen Dezhong / Cheng Fangyun