Seedling number 4-31-1. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2015. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are dark red. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Mild fragrance noted. Flowers possess on average three 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 broadly 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.
Tigris of Gaul
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland