Peonies: Myths and Reality

05may7:30 pm9:00 pm7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Peonies: Myths and Reality Event Organized ByKanata-March Horticultural Society


(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Old Town Hall

821 March Road, Kanata

Event Details

Blaine Marchand, leader of the peony gardening team at the Central Experimental Farm will present an overiew of the genus paeonia and touch on its history and the different types of peonies to the Kanata-March Horticultural Society.

The talk will include discussion of species, lactiflora, tree and intersectional (Itohs) varieties. It will discuss planting, maintenance and dividing plants as well as growing peonies from seed. Reference will be made to Canadian hybridizers, peonies, and suppliers, including the work of A.P. Saunders at the Central Experimental Farm and his contribution to the world of peonies.

$5 guest fee for non-members, or join our 2020 program for $15 (individual) or $25 (family membership).

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