Seedling number 3-30-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Very early blooming SINGLE flowers are a delicate blend of light pink and white. Flowers are 14cm (5.5”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with dark-red stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 65cm (25.6”) 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. A short, floriferous plant that makes a fine garden subject. Named for the spring Finnish solstice festival during which it is common to burn large bonfires.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland