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Dawn of Rome

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Dawn of Rome
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 16-17-79. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are pink, 18cm (7.1”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Fragrance noted. Flowers possess three tomentose, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Has pollen, and produces seeds. Plants reach 76cm (30”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage is red at time of emergence. Growth habit is upright, and mechanical support is unnecessary. A fine cut-flower, vigorous grower, and highly floriferous habit make this an impressive plant. Named for the beginnings of the city of Rome.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX