Seedling number 5-41-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE pink flowers with ruffled, frilled petals that present a blend of light pink, orange, and light yellow progressing toward the petal edge. No fragrance noted. Flowers are 17cm (6.7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Bud size is 4-5cm (1.6-2”). Two moderately hairy, green carpels with light pink stigmas are present. Has pollen, and produces seeds. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Growth habit is upright, vigorous, and does not require mechanical support. Possesses good potential for cut flowers. Named for an ancient Roman city in the south of Italy.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland