Paeonia 'Cui ye zi'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [China central plains cultivar group]


Team 9, Zhaolou, Heze in 1971.

name in Luoyang*:

Cui ye zi

name in Heze*:

Duo ye zi

Cui Ye Zi. Crown form. Flowers 16cm x 8cm, purple (68-A); the outer petals 3- whorled, entire and regular, stiff, flat, suffused with deep purple at the base; the inner petals regular; pistils small or petaloid. Stalks fairly long, stiff, flowers upright. Flowering midseason. Plant medium height, erect. Branches fairly stout. Leaves orbicular, medium- sized, thick; stiff, fairly sparse; leaflets ovate, the margins curved upwards, apex obtuse, a few leaflets abnormal. Growth medium, flowers many, young branches and leaves green in early spring. Bred by Team 9, Zhaolou, Heze in 1971.

english :

Kingfisher-leaved purple, Purple above Green Leaves, Violet in the Undergrowth


Violetta del sottobosco

Osti (1997)

19. DUO YE ZI, «Violetta del sottobosco». Fiore semidoppio, a forma di rosa, color porpora, di limitato sviluppo, molto resistente al freddo e al vento. Fioritura tardiva.

Osti (1999)

19. DUO YE ZI "Violet in the Undergrowth" Flowers: reddish purple; semi - double, rose form, late flowering. Habit: restricted growth. Very resistant to cold and wind.

* cross-references for the Luoyang/Heze names are from the english text insert of the booklet 'Zhongguomudan' Chinese tree peonies © Will McLewin 1996 Prepared by Phedar Nursery (England

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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