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Kantharos

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Cultivar
Kantharos
Originator
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Group
Herbaceous Hyb.
Date
2022
Country
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 3-24-1-16-605. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming rose-type DOUBLE flowers are lovely pink with clearly delineated white petal edge. Flowers are 17cm (6.7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Lovely sweet fragrance. Flowers possess on average two 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 75cm (29.5”) 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. Named for a Greek drinking vessel.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX