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Roman Spears

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Roman Spears
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

no imSeedling number 6-31-2-201-13. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Very early blooming SINGLE flowers are red, 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled, frilled, and pointed. No fragrance noted. 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 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. A vigorous grower, floriferous, and with tall, erect stems. The flower buds carry a distinct pointed appearance that just before opening, held aloft by the tall stems, are reminiscent of spears. Presents good potential for cut-flower production, and is an attractive garden plant.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX