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Ceryneian Hind

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Ceryneian Hind
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 6-13-2-201-4. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Early blooming SINGLE flowers a light-pink overlaid on and bleeding toward darker pink petal edges. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. No fragrance noted. Possesses three very hairy, green carpels with dark pink stigmas. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length, with yellow filaments. Has pollen, and produces seeds. Plants reach 90cm (35.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Growth habit is upright, and mechanical support is unnecessary. Overall, a fine garden subject. Named for the Ceryneian Hind, an enormous female deer (hind), that lived in Keryneia, Greece, in Greek mythology.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX