Parentage: Paeonia delevayii x Paeonia (Suffruticosa Gp) ‘Chōjoraku’. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2013. SINGLE flower form. Red (RHS:45B), flares absent. One flower per stem, size 3 inches (7.5 cm) with out-facing display. Guard petals rounded, somewhat frilled, lightly notched, 1½ inches in width (3.6 cm). Carpels, average of 4, pale greenish yellow (RHS:145C), very hairy. Stigmas red (RHS:45B), feathered. Pollen-bearing stamens, pollen profuse. Filaments red at the base (RHS:45B), becoming yellow towards the tips. Fragrance. No seeds. Partial sheath, red (RHS:45B). Early foliage emerges green. Somewhat spreading growth habit, height to 20 inches (50 cm), support not needed. Drought and cold resistance when established.
Nong Zui Yuan Fei
Xiuxin Zhang, Shunli Wang, Jingqi Xue, Yuqian Xue