Seedling number 3-4-1-16-539. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are cream-white with a warm inner-glow, salmon pink colored guard petals. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with salmon-colored stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. 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. Presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the city of Rome.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland