(Anderson, R.F, 1992)
While I was an employee of La Pivoinerie D'Aoust, I was encouraged to try my hand at selling cut flowers. There was a Candy Stripe plant that had been left in previous year's row. It was a massive plant, and I was able to pick an abundance of flowers from it. I grew an appreciation for how its colouring melded well with other peonies, such as Paul M. Wild.
For those who like panache and something unusual Candy Stripe might just fit the bill.
Height: 60-90 cm
Staking required: No
Bloom Week: 5
Our promise is to provide you with healthily grown root divisions, with 3-5 eyes, and true to name. We take great care in packaging your roots so they arrive in perfect planting condition. If for any reason, during shipping, your package is not to your satisfaction, please send a photo within 48 hours, and we will either replace your order or refund you.
Since planting conditions, and other variables are outside of our control, we cannot guarentee roots once they have been planted.
A Note on Observations
Observations of height, side buds, and staking are the observations from Hudson, Quebec (zone 5a) grown in full sun, in a clay based soil. In different environments plants will perform slightly different. Instead of 1 to 2 side buds per stem, you may have none. If growing in slightly shadier environment, your peony may require staking. The observations are meant as a general guide, in how your peony should perform in optimal planting. In the case of fragrance, these are observations based on personal sniff tests in the field, we must bear in mind our olfactory senses are all different.