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Candy Cane

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Cultivar
Candy Cane
Originator
Smith, D.R.
Group
Itoh
Date
2004

Seedling # IC-95-23. Parentage: Lactiflora ‘Martha W.’ x tree peony Golden Era. First bloomed 2001. Flowers are a creamy yellow, lightly flushed pink, with large prominent bright red flares. Many petals have one to several deep lavender pink streaks that add charm and give each flower a unique character of its own. The attractive center contains a sparse, loose ring of stamens and generally 4 green carpels with dark red stigmas surrounded by a cream colored sheath. Semi-double to double flowers are 6 inches in size. Plant height to 26 inches. Mild but pleasant fragrance. Buds: Average 3 per stem.

Reference: 2005-333:015