Mary Contrary

Mary Contrary

SKU: 14-023

(Ménard / D’Aoust, 2013)


 This is a big beautiful peony with loads of flowers. Each stem has at least 3 flower buds so the plant remains in bloom for a longer period of time. The butter yellow flowers have a deep pink flare at the base of each petal that deepens in colour as the flower ages and the petals fade to ivory.  


Height: > 90cm

Fragrance: None

Sidebuds: 1 to 2 per stem

Staking Required: No

Bloom Week: 3



  • Our Guarantee

    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 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. 


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