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Villa Jovis

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

Seedling number 16-80-12. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2012, first propagated 2014. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE flowers are coral pink, with light-pink blurred petal edges. Occasionally, dark pink stripes are visible on petals. Flowers are 17cm (7”) in diameter, upward facing, and average one per stem. Guard petals are frilled, ruffled. Overall shape of the flower is rather pointed. Flowers possess on average four very hairy, green carpels with pink stigmas of normal anatomy. Stamens are between 1.25-2cm (0.5-0.75”) in length. Produces pollen, no seeds noted. Plants reach 60cm (24”) 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. Good potential for cut-flower production. Named for the villa of the Roman Emperor Tiberius on Capri.

Reference: 2022-DIR:XX