Grown together with P. daurica ssp. coriifolia, this one is clearly different, the foliage is not as bronze as the species, it has larger flowers with yellow filament instead of the puplish ones that can be seen in the species and the foliage is flatter. It has sturdier stems as well, whilst growth rate is the best of the lot. Thus probably a hybrid with something else that is quite early. The remarkable thing is that it flowers just shortly before the species itself, whilst the species is the earliest flowering one that I know of. Good for both garden use and very promising for breeding. I would prefer this over the species itself. As a cutflower the fact that the last part of the stem, just under the flower, is not sturdy enough, will make it fail this market. After flowering this upper part of the stem does however turn sturdier.