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Flames of Tartarus

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Flames of Tartarus
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 4-16-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are red with narrow, feather or flame-like petals. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are pointed and frilled. 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 80cm (31.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is red. Growth habit is upright; mechanical support is unnecessary. Presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the appearance of the flower, reminiscent of flames.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX