Grower’s name Chen Dezhong, Peace Peony Nursery, Lanzhou, Gansu, P.R. China. From the seedling of P. rockii cv. Single flower, pure white, 8 inches in diameter over three feet in height, round peach shaped bud. The blotch 1.2×0.8″, also obvious in the back of petals. Has stamens, pollen seeds and fragrant. Sheath enclosing one-third carpels, yellowish white, stigmas yellow, anthers much, filaments pale red. Plant upright, less branches, much suckers, ovate and yellowish green leaves. Good substance. Stem strength, hardy enough to resist wind and hold flowers above leaves. Bloom mid-May at Lanzhou. (Schoolar Holding Ink). Registered, Dr Cheng Fangyun, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, P.R. China, Oct. 3, 1994. Colored picture on file.
Chen Dezhong / Cheng Fangyun