Paeonia 'Song Chun'

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


Zhaolou Peony Garden, Heze in 1964.

Song Chun. Crown proliferate form. Flowers 17cm x 6cm, purplish red (61-C); Petals 3-4-whorled, entire and regular, flat, suffused with deep purple at the base, nearly all stamens petaloid, some petaloid filaments bearing anthers are present; pistils occasionally developed, petaloid, greenish coloured in the lower flower. Petals relatively few, wrinkled; stamens infertile or petaloid; pistils small or petaloid in the upper flower. Stalks long, stiff, flowers upright. Flowering late midseason. Plant medium height, erect. Branches fairly stout, straight, stiff. Leaves long, large-sized, thick, fairly crowded; leaflets long ovate or broadly ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate. Growing vigorous. Bred by Zhaolou Peony Garden, Heze in 1964.

english transl.:

Escort of Spring

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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