Seedling number 3-14-1-16-635. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are a blend of salmon, cream, and orange-yellow. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with light-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (28”) 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 an ancient city of the Roman Empire.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland