Seedling number 6-16-2-201-5. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2011, first propagated 2012. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are yellow with hints of apricot and occasional red striations. Flowers are 17cm (6.7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. No fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 75cm (29.5”) at maturity, and carry broad-pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is reddish purple. Growth habit is upright; mechanical support is unnecessary. Presents good potential for cut-flower production. Named for a Roman gold coin.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland