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Moonwalk

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Cultivar
Moonwalk
Originator
Maschke
Group
Intersectional
Date
2021
Country
Germany

Received September 6, 2021. Seedling B-4. Parentage: ‘Bartzella’ x ‘Lemon Chiffon’. First bloomed 2017, first propagated 2018. Late midseason bloom period. Cream-colored SEMI-DOUBLE with four rows of petals, usually 1 bloom per stem, up-facing, size 6 1/2 inches (17 cm). May have 1 or 2 laterals, these often of double form. Guard petals rounded and cupped, up to 3 1/2 inches (8 1/2 cm) wide. Filaments up to 1 inch long (2 1/2 cm), cream-colored, pollen bearing anthers yellow, length 1/5 inch (1/2 cm). Usually 4 carpels, green, sparsely hairy. Stigmas pink, of normal anatomy. Sheath partial, white with pink tips. Faint to medium scent lacking any resemblance to Paeonia lutea. Limited but usable fertility both ways. Foliage copper on emergence from ground. Mature leaves deep green, shining, broad, pointed. Vigorous, upright growth to 29 inches (75 cm), support not needed. The name reflects both the color of the flowers and the exceptionality of this plant.

Reference: 2021-Pending