Showing posts from October 12, 2012

White tree peony-Nameless Breeder

Xue Ta, sold in commerce under the trade name of Nameless Breeder, recommended by Gansu Zhongchuan Peony Nursery.

Upward facing, fragrant white flowers (16cm×9cm) with round tip, white flower buds and microstrip pale orange bloom vigorously. This midseason bloomer is a floriferous variety with crown form, lotus form or anemone form.
If you look for a compact tree peony with beautiful white flowers, it is hard to beat this perennial favorite tree peony that puts on a dazzling display in the spring for all to enjoy. This disease resistant plant is a robust grower with dark green foliage. An established single plant can produce as many as fifty blooms. Each one will reach 3 to 4 feet tall and with high survival rate.  
The outer petals 2-whorled of these flowers are large and flat with a pinkish tinge at base. The inner petals are tightly packed, well-proportioned and uplift spherical. Few stamens are in the petals. Stalks are stout with upright flowers. These vigorous flowers have round t…

Chinese yellow tree peony-Yao’s yellow,

This is a Classic variety. English name is Yao’s yellow, Chinese name is Yao Huang. This midseason bloomer is a yellowish flowering variety with crown and sometimes golden circle form. Indulgent ruffles of soft yellow petals are carried above healthy green foliage. There are few plants that can compete with the beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred exotic blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10") or more in diameter! These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will continue to bloom for a lifetime. This vigorous variety produces clusters of flowers at a young age. The flowers are large and full on strong stems on a medium sized plant. The outer petals of these flowers are stiff with purple basal blotches. The inner petals are wrinkled and crowded. It has medium sized green foliage that turns brilliant hues of red and orange in the fall. As most tree peonies, this plant is easy to grow and disease resistance. The exoti…