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Cleopatra’s Kiss

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Cleopatra’s Kiss
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 2-45-1-3000-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2017. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are a clear yellow with a hint of pink over petal edges apparent on initial opening, but fades over time. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Slight citrus fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with dark pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Growth habit is upright and does not require mechanical support. A vigorous and floriferous grower with good potential for cut-flower production.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX