Seedling number 16-104-72. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Early blooming DOUBLE flowers are red with blurred-white petal edges. Flowers are 15cm (6”) 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 pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, mid-green foliage. Growth habit is upright. Good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the animal that embodies and symbolizes the power of Rome.
Eagle of Jupiter
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland