Seedling number 3-38-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are light salmon-pink color that fade to a blend of cream-white and light pink while maintaining a darker salmon-pink inner glow. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are rounded, ruffled, and frilled. Slight fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average two very hairy, green carpels with light-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Produces pollen, though seed fertility has not been noted. Plants reach 100cm (39.4”) at maturity, and carry broad-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 one of the titles of the goddess Juno, in her role as goddess of childbirth.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland