Seedling number 2-56-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are clear red, 14cm (5.5”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three moderately hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) 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. Blooms slightly later than ‘Lemon Chiffon’. Named for the Greek goddess of the Earth.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland