Seedling number 5-50-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are pink, opening with shades of lime green blended with cream-white, then fading to light pink. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Flowers possess on average three 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 60cm (23.6”) 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. A fine garden subject. Named for a military or civil official in Ancient Rome.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland