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Sun Goddess

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Cultivar
Sun Goddess
Originator
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Group
Herbaceous Hyb.
Date
2022
Country
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 5-33-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Early-midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers are dark pink, gradually fading to a lighter shade. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. Flowers possess on average four smooth, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 70cm (27.5”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Growth habit is upright and vigorous; mechanical support is unnecessary. Possesses good potential for cut flowers, and is a nice garden plant. Named with reference to the goddess Sol.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX