Seedling number 5-49-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are a pastel cream color with an interior glow of a darker pastel pink. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three smooth, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 90cm (35.5”) at maturity, and carry broad-pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is reddish green. Growth habit is upright, though plant does benefit from mechanical support when flowers are fully open. Presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the founders of the city of Rome.
Romulus and Remus
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland