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Princess of Rome

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Cultivar
Princess of Rome
Originator
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Group
Herbaceous Hyb.
Date
2022
Country
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 9-13-2-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers open soft-pink, fading to a blend of light pink and white. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Petals occasionally present blurred white edges. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Slight fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three sparsely hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Produces pollen, though seed fertility has not been noted. Plants reach 85cm (33.5”) 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