Parentage: Paeonia rockii x Paeonia lutea. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2013. Multi-petal SINGLE flower form. Petals have a cream-colored base washed with pink (RHS:68A), more strongly pigmented along the veins and at petal edges (RHS:49A). One flower per stem, size 5½ inches (13.6 cm) with up-facing display. Petals are lightly notched, 2¼ inches in width (5.8 cm), and gently ruffled. Black flares extend about 30% of petal length, edges bleeding red into petal’s pink. Carpels, average of 4, light green (RHS:138D) and smooth. Stigmas pink (RHS:52B). Pollen-bearing stamens. Filaments purplish red (RHS:N79C), becoming yellow at the tips (RHS:12A). Strong fragrance. No seeds. Partial purplish-red sheath (RHS:57A). Early foliage emerges red. Somewhat spreading growth, height to 32 inches (80 cm), support not needed. Drought and cold resistance when established. Abundant flowers.
Nong Yuan Xiang Yu
Xiuxin Zhang, Jingqi Xue, Shunli Wang, Yuqian Xue, Xiuxia Ren, Ruowen Yang