Peony Registry

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

Seedling number 1-9-1-16-600. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2016. Midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers are red, with occasional white coloration on petal edges. Flowers are 15cm (6”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are frilled and ruffled. Flowers possess on average three very hairy, green carpels with dark-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 80cm (31.5”) 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. Named for Roman Emperor Trajan.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX