Seedling number 5-51-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2015. Midseason blooming DOUBLE flowers open displaying a blend of lime-green and light-pink, fading to light-pink blended with cream-white. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. Flowers possess on average two 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 75cm (29.5”) 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. Presents good potential for cut-flower production, and is a fine garden subject. Named for the Roman temple dedicated to the god Bacchus, god of wine.
Temple of Bacchus
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland