Peony River Styx
Peony 'River Styx' is in an Early Midseason double pink Peony Herbaceous Hybrid, Up-facing, double pink. Large Flower. Opens to a deep pink flower fading to salmon pink. Outer guard petals are frilled. Flower size 7.9 inch / 20 cm, Flower bud size 1.6 inch / 4 cm. Has average 3 sparse green carpels with normal shaped red stigmas. Has pollen and set seeds. Has average 3 flower per stem. Slight lemon fragrance. Vigorous grower, upright growth habit. Healthy green foliage, broad pointed leaves. Average height 33.5 inch / 85 cm. First bloomed 2012, first propagated in 2014. Good for cut-flower. unregistered seedling. (Joshua Scholten - Peony Shop Holland, Lutjebroek, The Netherlands, 2022).
'River Styx' In classical Greek and Roman mythology the Styx was a river in Hades across which Charon, the Boatman or Ferryman, carried dead souls. The name Styx derives from the Greek word 'stugein' which means hate. The literal meaning was therefore Styx, the river of hate. The Styx was the principal river of the underworld, which had to be crossed to pass to the regions of the dead. The Roman Underworld was the classical equivalent to hell and called by the name of Hades, it was the mythological place of departed souls. Hades was ruled by the Roman God Pluto (the name of the equivalent Greek god was Hades) who was also revered as the god of the dead. The role of Charon the boat was to ferry the dead across the river Styx to the entrance of Hades however he expected to be paid for his work. A coin for his payment was therefore placed on or in the mouth of the dead person. Failure to pay the boatman resulted in the dead person's soul having to wander the shores of Hades for a period of one hundred years.
Peony River Styx is one of the many special pink Peonies that we grow at Peony Nursery Peony Shop Holland
Regarding Peony growers "Peonyshop.com" Peony Shop Holland
Peony Nursery Peony Shop Holland peonyshop.com now a days specifically centers on increasing unique, good best quality peonies. It hasn't always been this situation. This specific company has an unique history with the starting point in the year 1875 with Simon Scholten that also was growing fruit and vegetables for money.
During the year 2001 this specific company made up their new-found marketing and advertising-title & brand "Peonyshop.com" and as a result they began centering on growing unique peonies. Within the year 2002 this corporation opened their very own online peonyshop.com together with Peonies & Buxus. In the year 2003 Joshua Scholten started with raising peonies. After that in 2004 the particular corporation started to export peonies out of the Netherlands all-around Europe, America plus Asia.
Right now our peony nursery is specialized in maximizing and spreading exceptional, premium quality peony roots that can be marketed and released world-wide. Furthermore the particular firm additionally reduce peonies mainly helping the Dutch peony flower marketplace.The most important things we pride:
- The premium quality of our own product
- Our ability to foreign trade world-wide
- The best extensive assortment of pink peonies like River Styx
- The peony Nursery of substantial potential pink peonies for cut-flower production and or for the garden.
About growing River Styx a double pink Peony
The fall is really a suitable period of time for planting peony plants. A lot of peonies tend to be extremely long-lived plants staying alive close to 50 to 70 yrs, so as soon as a person have them selected and planted correctly, an individual will certainly benefit from the plants for a long time. These plants like some sort of shiny location with a well-drained dirt. A good air movement available the plant is required. These kind of settings support this type of plants to prevent disease problems. To arrange the planting hole intended for a bare-root peony plant, dig the dirt to a depth of 12-18". Utilize a garden fork to loosen the sides of the growing hole at the same time. It is usually really important and vital that the particular "eye", or growth, nodes, located near the bottom of the old stem, end up no greater than Two " under the soil area.