Seedling number 1-39-1-209-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are red, 10cm (4”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled, ruffled, and pointed. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with light-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are less than 1.25cm (0.5”) in length. Produces pollen, though no seeds noted. Plants reach 70cm (27.6”) 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 lovely garden plant. Named for a Roman god of fertility and war.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland