Paeonia 'Bai hua du'

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


Classic variety

name in Luoyang*:

Bai hua du

name in Heze*:

Bai hua du

english translation:

Envy of a hundred flowers , The Envy of the Multitude

Bai Hua Du. Crown form. Flowers 13cm x 5cm, light red (50-C), bright; the outer petals 2-3-whorled, suffused with deep purplish red at the base, the inner petals wrinkled, pistils small or developed, petaloid, greenish coloured. Stalks fairly long; flowers upright. Flowering late midseason. Plant medium to dwarf, partially spreading. Branches relatively slender. Leaves orbicular, medium-sized; leaflets ovate, shallowly lobed, obtuse at the apex; young branchlets, leaves and petioles light green, with high ornamental value. Growth weak, flowers normal. Classic variety.

peonyworld/ (suffr.)

Bai Hua Du // The Envy of the Multitude Light red, bright, suffused with deep purples red at the base of petals. Crown form. Flowers size ''13cm x 5cm''; upright; dense fragrance. Plant medium to dwarf, partially spreading. Branches relatively slender. Growth medium; flowers normal. Blossoming late midseason. Classic variety.

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Bai Hua Du (The Envy Of The Multitude)

* 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) Tel. 0 161 430 3 772 Chinese language consultant Caroline Mason 0191 384 4533

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