Peony Registry

Cultivar
Candeur
Originator
Dessert
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1920

Double type; large; late midseason. Outer petals large, cupped, light rose-pink flushed darker outside, surrounding a collar of shredded petals and stamens and an incurved center bearing red streaks on occasional petals; faintly fragrant. Tall; vigorous; moderately floriferous. Bright green foliage. Color rather flat and opaque, becoming more delicate as the flower develops. Excellent texture of rather fragile appearance. “Petals tipped or edged lighter, giving a silvery effect which is rather pleasing.”—Thurlow.

Reference: 1928-B-d:086