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Constantius Chlorus

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Constantius Chlorus
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 8-7-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2014, first propagated 2014. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are pink, 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Flowers possess three moderately hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. 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. A fine cut-flower, and a floriferous, vigorous grower. Named for Constantius Chlorus, a Caesar from 293-305CE, and a Roman Emperor from 305-306CE. The father of Constantine the Great, and founder of the Constantinian Dynasty.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX