Tree Peony (Paeonia 'Chinese Dragon') in the Peonies Database

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Data specific to Peonies (Edit)
Originator/Registrant: Saunders
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1948
Cultivar Group (Type): Lutea Hybrid Tree Peony
Flower Form: Semi-Double
Flower Color: Red
Flower color description: Crimson red with black-red flares and golden yellow stamens.
Awards: Gold Medal: 1983

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Child plants: 4 child plants

"Paeonia suffruticosa 'Chinese Dragon', 2018 photo, (2-SD-RD) lut

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Apr 6, 2018 7:29 AM

"Paeonia suffruticosa 'Chinese Dragon', (2-SD-RD) lutea hybrid Tree Peony, (Saunders, 1948), USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 4ft. tall, single to semi-double form, red petals, dark red flares, red filaments, yellow anthers, early bloomer, red tipped carpels, Michigan Bloom Month 5

APS Gold Medal winner 1983."

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Roots, 2018 by graycrna4u Dec 21, 2018 11:00 AM 356
Peony Blooms 2018 by Cem9165 Aug 9, 2018 4:55 PM 706
Way too many Saunder's hybrids! by frankrichards16 Jun 1, 2018 9:29 AM 55
Looking forward to 2018 by frankrichards16 Nov 7, 2017 4:07 PM 43
Peonies from Adelman, 2017 by frankrichards16 Nov 9, 2017 8:07 PM 42

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