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Nong Yuan Die Yu

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Nong Yuan Die Yu
Xiuxin Zhang, Jingqi Xue, Yantong Shi, Xiaoping Wang

Received September 7, 2020. Parentage: Paeonia rockii x Paeonia rockii. First bloomed 2015, first propagated 2015. Mid-season bloom. Flower buds ovate. Fragrant white flowers of DOUBLE form (RHS:NN155B), 1 bloom per stem, size 4¼ inches (10.6 cm). Guard petals generally rounded, average width 1¼ inches (3.3 cm). Inner petals lightly twisted, heavily frilled. Carpels and stamens absent. Hint of pink in the depths of the flower. Annual branches to 6-10 inches in length (15-25 cm). Pedicels are thick and straight. Early foliage purplish-red, matures to green. Height at maturity 35½ inches (90 cm). Spreading growth habit, but mechanical support not needed. Strong resistance to drought and cold when established. The name inspired by the frilled petals, like the scattered light sent earthward by a bright moon in the night sky.

Reference: 2020-Pending