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Rosy pink with cream centers

Paeonia Garden Candy® Sweet Treat

Semi-double, rosy pink petals with cream centers.

Looking for a Sweet Treat to add to your garden borders? Dainty, cream and light pink, semi-double flowers with ruffled edges adorn this Garden Candy® ITOH selection from the breeding of Don Smith. It’s so delicate and pretty, yet tough as nails with deer and mildew resistance and consistent flowers each year. This three-foot perennial “shrub” makes for a perfect addition to any foundation planting or mixed garden bed.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Sweet Treat ITOH peony
  • Botanical Name

    Paeonia 'Smithopus13' PPAF
  • Type

  • Origin

    From the brilliant, patient breeding of New England's own Willy Wonka of flowers, Donald Smith. 

  • Bloom Time

    Early Summer
  • Bloom Color

    Medum pink

Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Early Summer
  • Size

    3' tall by 3' wide
  • Hardiness Zone

  • Light

    Full sun
  • Soil

    Average garden soil
  • Moisture

    Moist, but well drained and drought tolerant after established
  • Disease & Pests

    Mildew and deer resistant
  • Landscape Use

    Borders, foundations, middle to back of the border
  • Propagation

    Divisions, Tissue Culture
  • Pruning

    Prune back any dead leaves to the ground in early spring, taking care not to disturb the new buds emerging from the soil. 

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