Paeonia 'Chocolate Soldier'

type: [herbaceous peony] – [herbaceous hybrid]



CHOCOLATE SOLDIER (Auten, 1939) - Jap. Red - Very Early - Hybrid. Black red Jappy bomb type with some yellow dots on center petals. Color is unusually rich and free from purple suggestions. Officinalis x albiflora. Bulletin 80.

CHOCOLATE SOLDIER (Auten, 1939). (Lactiflora x Officinalis). (Type japonais). Fleur rouge sombre violacé, très foncé, presque marron, avec un cœur de pétaloïdes or cuivré. Précoce. H. 0,95 m.

Chocolate Soldier (Auten, 1939) Dark, reddish-brown, Japanese, midseason, 28" tall, hybrid. The deep, near chocolate petal color is set off by yellow anthers and red carpals. The flower type can range to double. A hard to find variety.

peonies & seeds

M.S. Uspenskaja 2003, p. 118:

Wilhelm de Wilde 2007

Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk: index plantarum 2007, available under [link]: listed

Carsten Burkhardt's Web Project Paeonia - The Peony Database


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