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Olive Branch

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Olive Branch
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 1-33-1-207-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers open lime-green yellow, then fade to a bright yellow on exterior petalage, while retaining lime-green coloration in the center. Spatulate lime-green staminodes. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with red stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) 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.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX