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Claudius

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

Seedling number 3-7-1-16-552. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2014. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are pink, fading to light pink at petal edges, are 18cm (7.1”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Slight citrus fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with light pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 81cm (32”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage. Growth habit is upright, and mechanical support is unnecessary. Good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the Roman Emperor.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX