Seedling number 3-21-1-16-502. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2013, first propagated 2016. Early blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are a coral pink, with cream white and light pink petal edges. Flowers are 16cm (6.3”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled, ruffled, and cupped. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with light-pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are more than 2cm (0.75”) in length. Fertile both ways. Plants reach 78cm (30.7”) 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 Venus in her form as a goddess of motherhood and domesticity.
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland