What is the classification of peony flower?


Gansu zhongchuan peony nursery have selected nearly 600 varieties rockii tree peony through the seedling breeding and cross breeding . According to their colors ,we can divide them into eight types such as  white peony, yellow peony, pink peony, red peony, purple peony, blue peony, black peony and multi-color peony(one flower with two colors) , the following we introduce some part of it.
 
(一)the white system

Most of wild rockii peony are white, single type.And they  are still white,but less petal after hybridization. A variety of stains in petals’ base make wild rockii special. This type of peony plants have strong adaptability and high growth rate .

1sigle type :snow lotus
 
2Semidouble type:White Crane Spreading Wings

3Double type: Long Ice Road

 

(二)Light yellow flower system

Rockii tree peony cultivars lack of pure yellow. Pale yellow flowers generally refers to that the original flower petals are yellowish, flower petals are white after blooming .

1sigle type: The Olympic
 
2Semidouble type: Yellow Chrysanthemum
 
3Double type: Yellow Cloud

 

(三)Pink flower system

Paeonia rockii hybrids with Chinese peony, most of their filial generation are pink varieties. Pink refers to the uniform light red or pale pink. This type are strong stress resistance and middle growth potential .

1sigle type:Pink Lotus
 

2Semidouble type: Pink Golden Flower
 

3Double type:Snowy Twilight

 

(四)Red flower system

These flowers are mainly brightly red color , other colors are brown, orange and blue. Grow commonly.

1sigle type: Great Achievement
 

2Semidouble type: Red Lampas
 

3Double type: Red Crown & Jade Bead

 

(五)Purple flower system

Purple is a color between red and black. Generaly this type of plants' potentiality of growth is weak, the part of the varieties are not resistant to sunlight.

1、sigle type: Purple Lotus


2、Semidouble type:Purple Crown & Jade Wings
 

3、Double type: Silver Waves of Purple Sea



六)Blue flower system
The color of blue rockii peony are similar to lilac’s color. This variety grows strongly. It is a easy divided and breeding plant.
 
1sigle type: Blue Golden Stamen


2Semidouble type:Blue Crown & Jade Wings
 

3Double type: Silver Waves of Blue Sea
 

      

(七)Black flower system

Black refers to deep purple appear black halo, in the shade this condition are more obvious. This type of plant's  potentiality of growth is weak, and it is hard to breed.

1sigle type: Luminous Jade Cup


2Double type: Black Crown & Jade Wings
 
 

(八)multi- color flower system

Multi-color flower refers to a flower has two or more colors, with different form combination. This kind of flower's adaptability is strong and grow strongly.
 
1sigle type: Longyuan Twin Beauty


2Double type: Golden Times
 


 

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