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River Rubicon

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Cultivar
River Rubicon
Originator
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Group
Herbaceous Hyb.
Date
2022
Country
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 5-20-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are light yellow, 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Flowers possess on average three moderately hairy, green carpels with dark-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 87cm (34”) 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. Floriferous, and presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for a river near Rome.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX