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Triumph of Dionysos

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Triumph of Dionysos
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Herbaceous Hybrid
Netherlands, Lutjebroek

Seedling number 2-11-2. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2016, first propagated 2017. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are salmon pink, fading to lighter pink. Flowers are 17cm (6.7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with dark-pink / red 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 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 as a cut-flower. Named for the scene often depicted in Roman art.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX