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Paeonia lactiflora
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Scientific name - Paeonia lactiflora

Synonyms - Paeonia albiflora Pallas.

Popular names - Peony, Tree Peony.

Distribution and Habitat - originally from China, Tibet and Syria.

Description - herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks. Flowers 5-10 cm diameter, solitary, red, white, or purple., 4 SEPA, herbaceous, persistent, petals 5-10, wider than sepalele. Numerous yellow stamens and anther; 3.5 rags, seeds numerous. Blooms in May-June. Fruit, 3-5 follicles coriacee. Semi nts subgloboase.

Requirements - soil rich in humus, moist, sunny or slightly shaded with exhibitions. soil pH 7-7,5. Cold winters, warm summers. The mulch plants to protect roots during winter. Temperature 6.10 ° C.

Propagation - division bushes in August.

Diseases and pests - bean, besici pink stem, cut the infected areas. Nematodes, infect the root, the plant withers. Botrytis causes inegrirea leaves and buds incretirea.

Natural partners and garden - Allium cristophii, Aruncus dioicus, Baptisia australis,get = "_blank"> Crambe cordifolia, Delphinium, Geranium ibericum, Hosta plantaginea, Iris sibirica, Myosotis.

Cultivars and varieties - 'Festiva Maxima', 'Alice Harding', 'Felix CROUS', 'Myrtle Gentry', 'Pink Hawaiian Coral', 'Red Charm'.

Properties and Uses - if they cultivated for cut flowers, cut before the buds open. Can be used solitarily or in groups onboard.

Paeonia lactiflora isprescribed in cases of nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain, appendicitis, has analgesic and spasmotice animal. Is contraindicated during pregnancy.

Myth, Legend and Folklore - in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Paeonia lactiflora is used in combination with the Bupleurum falcatum, Ligusticum wallichii and / or Angelica sinensis for gynecological problems, or muscle spasms and inflammation.

References

HP Khara - Indian Herbal Remedies - Springer, 2004

Fern Marshall Bradley and Barbara W. Ellis - All-New Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening - Roda Books, 1992

Ruth Trickey - Women, Hormones & yhe Menstrual Cycle - Allen & Unwin, 2004

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