Peony is a deciduous shrub belonging to the Paeoniaceae family. Paeonia is a deciduous shrub of the peony Sect. Moutan. DC. The peony cultivated in China can be divided into four major species groups: Central Plains, Northwest, Jiangnan and Southwest. Among them, Northwest Peony The variety group, namely the purple-spotted tree peony group, is the second largest variety group in China. It has the characteristics of bright flowers, full seeds, cold resistance, barren tolerance, and resistance to diseases and insect pests. At the same time, purple spotted peony is also an important woody oil plant, so it is also called oily peony. Its plant life is long, the seed quality is good, and the content of α-linolenic acid is high (up to 49%). It is an excellent type of peony for oil.
2013, the oil peony project was approved by General Secretary Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, and developed rapidly throughout the country. In the same year, it was listed as the key construction content of the "Famous and Excellent Economic Forest Demonstration Project" by the state. Document No.  issued by the State Council in 2014: Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on accelerating the development of the woody oil industry. The document clearly pointed out that by 2020, the planting area of woody oil will reach 200 million mu, with an annual output of 1.5 million woody edible oil. 2015 was recognized by the state as a key development project of the country's "targeted poverty alleviation". There is a huge space for comprehensive development and utilization of oil peony, with considerable economic, social and ecological benefits.
Wen County, Longnan, Gansu Province, belongs to Longnan, Gansu Province. Located at the southernmost point of Gansu Province, at the junction of Sichuan and Shaanxi Provinces. The county is located in the West Qinling Mountains and the South Qinling Mountains, altitude of 550-4187 meters. It has a subtropical northern marginal mountain climate, with no scorching heat in summer and no severe cold in winter. It is known as "Longshang Jiangnan" and "Xishuangbanna of Gansu".
The company cooperates with plant farmers in Wen County. Professional cooperatives will continue to transfer land and farm households to plant with equal emphasis on economic and social benefits to drive the economic income development of local farmers, and ultimately achieve both social and economic benefits. At present, the company's planting area of purple peony in Wenxian county is up to 500 mu. The output of peony seeds is about 3,000 kg, and the output of peony (the name of Chinese medicine) is 1,500 kg. At the same time, the company is also carrying out ecological agriculture and sightseeing agriculture projects in the base, taking the road of comprehensive benefits and recycling, ecological agricultural economic development, and striving to build a whole industry integrating oil peony planting, sightseeing tourism, and green ecological agriculture within 10 years. Chain planting base.