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Chinese peony
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A species of Peonies, Also known as Common garden peony
Botanical name : Paeonia lactiflora Genus : Peonies

Chinese peony, A species of Peonies
Also known as:
Common garden peony
Botanical name: Paeonia lactiflora
Genus: Peonies
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Chinese peony (Paeonia lactiflora)

Description

Chinese peony is a perennial herbaceous bushy plant native to central and eastern Asia. It is highly regarded for its lush, White, pink, or crimson rose-like flowers, with pronounced yellow stamens. White chinese peony was first introduced to England in the mid-18th century, and today there are several hundred cultivars common in temperate gardens around the world.
Plant Type
Herb, Shrub
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
White
Pink
Yellow
Red
Purple
Leaf Color
Green
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General Info

Name story

Common garden peony
As an ornamental plant, it happens to have up to hundreds of different species varying in color, size and appearance. Any of the varieties add beauty to any garden. Considering it is commonly planted in gardens, it is called the common garden peony. Interestingly, the word “peony” is derived from the Latin name “paeonia”.

Symbolism

Have a heart, beautiful and moving, reluctant, inseparable, honor, good fortune

Usages

Artistic Value
The Chinese peony is one of the ten famous flowers in China, and is often used as the theme of painting and poetry.
Garden Use
Chinese peony is one of the most common perennial flowers, found in gardens across temperate climates. Chinese peony is renowned for its large, showy flowers and beautiful array of colors. Its strong stem makes it great as a cut flower, and the wide variety of cultivars make for great borders, specimen plants, cottage or urban gardens, and more. It works well with alliums, roses, and bearded irises.

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