Paeonia 'Yan Long Zi'

type: [tree peony] – [suffruticosa group] – [China Southern Yangtse cultivar group]

chinese name:

name in Luoyang*:

Yan rong zi

Hei sa jin

Misty velvet purple

Smoky velvet purple

name in Hezhe*:

Yan rong zi

Yan rong zi zhu pan

other spellings:

Yan long zi

english translation:

Purple Velvet

Dark maroon, darker at base with shiny petals, crown shaped, rich looking and full flowers, flower size 6" with dense fragrance; dark green leaves, hairy on the back; branches sturdy; the plant looks neat and balanced, plant height to 3 feet; a free bloomer.

NTSC (suffr.)

Hei Sa Jin

peonyworld/ (suffr.)

Yan Long Zi // Purple Haze at Velvet Dark purple, lustrous, petals suffused with dark purple at the base. Crown form. Flowers size " 16cm x 7cm "; upright; delicate fragrance. Plant dwarf, partially spreading. Branches relatively slender. Growth weaker; flowers many. Blossoming midseason. One of the best and rarest black varieties. Classic variety.

cross-references for the Luoyang/Hezhe 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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