Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (2): 457-458.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0006

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New Herbaceous Peony Cultivars‘Fluttering Pink’‘Fairy’s Cheek’ ‘Blushing Smile’and‘Tiny Lotus’

ZHU Wei, CAO Jinjin, CHEN Xi, ZHANG Wei, SUN Rongze, ZHU Shaocai, ZHAO Jiageng, CUI Yaqi, WANG Yuxuan, YU Xiaonan*()   

  1. Beijing Key Laboratory of Ornamental Plants Germplasm Innovation and Molecular Breeding,National Engineering Research Center for Floriculture,College of Landscape Architecture,Beijing Forestry University,Beijing 100083,China
  • Received:2022-11-07 Revised:2023-01-03 Online:2023-02-25 Published:2023-03-06
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Based on 11 years of introduction and trial planting,resource evaluation,and hybrid breeding,selected herbaceous peonies‘Fluttering Pink’‘Fairy’s Cheek’‘Blushing Smile’ and‘Tiny Lotus’from the many progenies of directional hybridization. Fluttering Pink and Fairy's Cheek belong to the Lactiflora group,with double flowers,stout stems and 80-90 cm plant height,which are suitable for cultivation as cut flowers. Blushing Smile and Tiny Lotus belong to hybrid group,with triploid,early flowering,single flower,peculiar leaf shape and full plant type,so they are suitable for garden ornamental cultivation.

Key words: herbaceous peony, hybridization, polyploid, cultivar

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