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Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 7-16-2-405. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2011, first propagated 2013. Early mid-season blooming JAPANESE FORM flowers are cream-yellow with a slight light pink picotee edge that fades over time. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are cupped, with a slightly frilled and notched edge. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length – filaments are pink, transitioning to yellow, with linear cream white staminodes with yellow edges. Produces pollen, though no seed fertility has been noted. Plants reach 90cm (35.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Growth habit is upright. A vigorous grower with erect stems, floriferous habit, and good potential for cut-flower production. Named for a Roman coin.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX