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  • Sanctus

    Saunders, 1952


    Herbaceous Hybrid


    Flowers open blush and rapidly fade to creamy white.  The centre is suffused with a red glow. A floriferous plant with an architectural appearance that appears early in the season. While I have not done so yet, I have a vision for a monochromatic garden, and Sanctus will be at the forefront of my design. 


    Height: 60-90

    Fragrance: None

    Sidebuds: None

    Staking Required: No

    Bloom Week: 4

    • 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 guarantee 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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