Seedling number 4-14-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are salmon pink, blended with shades of pastel pink and cream-yellow. Flowers are 18cm (7.1”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. 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 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 with good stem strength; mechanical support is unnecessary. Presents good potential for cut-flower production.
Gates of Rome
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland