Seedling number 2-39-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are light-pink, 18cm (7.1”) in diameter, upward facing, and average two per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (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; mechanical support is unnecessary. Presents good potential for cut-flower production, and is a fine garden subject. Blooms alongside ‘Red Charm’. Named for the daughter of the Roman Emperor Vaspasian.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland