Seedling number 9-28-1-202-10. Parentage not given. First bloomed 2016, first propagated 2018. Early-midseason blooming SEMI-DOUBLE to DOUBLE flowers open light-pink, fading to a blend of light-pink, cream-white, and shades of pale yellow. Flowers are 14cm (5.5”) in diameter, outward facing, and average one to two per stem. Guard petals are ruffled and frilled. 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. Produces pollen, no seeds noted. Plants reach 65cm (25.6”) at maturity, and carry broadly pointed, green foliage with undertones of purple. Foliage at time of emergence is red. Growth habit is spreading, and benefits from mechanical support. Vigorous, floriferous, and a fine garden subject with good potential for cut-flower production. Named for a Roman villa in Spain that was likely owned by the family of Roman Emperor Theodosius.
Villa Romana Del Tellaro
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland