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Amazon Princess

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Cultivar
Amazon Princess
Originator
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Group
Herbaceous Hyb.
Date
2022
Country
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 1-1-2. Parentage not given. Has seen prior distribution under the name “Amazon”. First bloomed 2014, first propagated 2014. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are pink, fading to light-pink, 14cm (5.5”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Produces pollen, though no seeds noted. Plants reach 85cm (34”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is red. Growth habit is upright; mechanical support is unnecessary. Presents good potential as a cut-flower. Named for the mythical tribe of warrior women from ancient Greece.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX