Seedling number 6-18-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2014, first propagated 2016. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are cream-white, 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three sparsely hairy, green carpels with light-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 81cm (32”) at maturity, and carry broad-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 for cut-flower production. Named for one of the most important cities of the Roman Empire.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland