Seedling number 8-40-2-16-950. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2015, first propagated 2017. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are cream white, with very attractive light salmon pink outer guard petals. Flowers are 17cm (6.7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are less than 1.25cm (0.5”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 60cm (23.6”) 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. Blooms about the same time as ‘Pink Hawaiian Coral’. Presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the Roman Emperor.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland