Chinese Peonies. Chinese and Japanese peonies are primarily distinguished by the number of petals and the type of stamens. The Chinese peony has the single flower form. This form has the pollen bearing centers. History of Peonies. The history of the peony is thought to begin in China as far back as 1000 BCE.
Tree peony care in gardens is not any more complicated than herbaceous peony care. However, unlike herbaceous peonies, tree peonies should never be cut back in autumn. Tree peonies should only ever be pruned or cut back to shape or remove dead, damaged or diseased wood.
Paeonia broteri naturally occurs in the Portuguese areas Algarve, Beira Alta, Beira Baixa, Beira Litoral, Estremadura, Ribatejo, and Trás-os-Montes, and the Spanish provinces and regions Albacete, Ávila, Cádiz, Ciudad Real, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Madrid, Málaga, Murcia, Salamanca, Toledo and Zamora.
Paeonia triternata var. mlokosewitschii (Lomakin) Stebbins Paeonia daurica subsp. mlokosewitschii (golden peony or Caucasian peony) is a peony native to the Caucasus Mountains in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Dagestan, where it grows on rocky slopes in oak, hornbeam, or beech forests.
Paeonia mairei has both diploid and tetraploid populations (2n=10, 4n=20). Taxonomy. With all Eurasian herbaceous peonies species, Paeonia mairei belongs to the section Paeonia. The taxonomy of this group of peonies is complicated due to reticulate evolution.
The peony is an herbaceous plant found in the garden and home landscape. There are two types of peony; the Paeonia spp. hybrids commonly referred to as the garden peony and the Paeonia suffuitcosa or tree peony. Peonies have a history and a culture in both China and Japan.