(tuber in pot with soil, not yet sprouting)
If your gardening customers and landscaping clients have been asking for a unique take on an old-fashioned favorite, give them Candy Stripe. This gorgeous, one-of-a-kind double peony boasts a sweet peppermint stripe that lends a tempting look to late midseason gardens and perennial borders. A mild fragrance adds an additional layer of impact to any outdoor (or indoor) space. Like most other peonies, Candy Stripe lasts for decades in the landscape when given proper care. The plant is quite showy with long, strong stems, making it an excellent choice for cut flowers. A reliable performer even under the toughest conditions.
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Botanical Name : Paeonia lactiflora 'Candy Stripe' Ship As : Bare Root Size : 2-3 EYE Suggested Uses: Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers, Deer Resistant Flower Color : Red, White Flower Form : Medium size, double blooms. Foliage Type : Medium green foliage. Mature Spread : 24 - 36 inches Spacing: 24 - 36 inches Growing Tips Soil Moisture : Well-drained, deep, fertile soil Will Tolerate : Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil Pruning Instructions : Remove spent flower stems after flowering to maintain an attractive bush type perennial all summer long. Winter Care : None, except to mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts. Planting Depth :Set crown with buds 1" below ground-level. Watering Requirements :Do not let the soil dry out. Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater Fertilization Requirements :Once or twice a year. Best in spring and summer. Peonies like fertile soil. Special Care :Not needed
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