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Roman Stars

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

Seedling number 6-9-2-201-3. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2010, first propagated 2012. Very early blooming SINGLE to SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are pink with white blurred petal edges, and occasional darker pink striations. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, star-shaped, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and pointed. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) at maturity, and carry narrow-pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is red. Growth habit is upright; mechanical support is unnecessary. Named for the shape of the flowers.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX