How Come My Peonies Don’t Bloom?

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Peonies are old-fashioned perennials that bloom large colorful flowers in late May, right around Memorial Day. Peonies need about two to three years to begin blooming, depending on the size of its tuber. However, there are occasions, either due to the fault of the gardener or the weather, where peonies will fail to bloom or…


How Do You Deadhead Peonies?

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One of the most effective ways of keeping your peony plants looking their best is to deadhead spent blooms. This practice will also help promote more blossoms this season and give you a stronger plant for next year. Deadheading prevents the flower heads from going to seed, allowing you to control the plants in your…


What Month Do Peonies Bloom in?

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Peonies (Paeonia spp.) are deciduous perennials that also grow as shrubs. The two widely grown peony types include the garden peony or Paeonia spp. and tree peony or Paeonia suffruticosa. Like all flowering plants, peonies bloom at a specific time during the year. Bloom Time Peonies bloom for a week between late spring and early…


When Can I Divide My Peonies?

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Peonies flower for two weeks in late spring or early summer, producing large blossoms in a variety of colors. Even though the flowering season is short, the plants provide a lush mound of foliage that adds color as a backdrop to other, later-blooming annual and perennial flowers. Dividing your peonies occasionally helps keep them healthy…


Propagation of Peonies

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Dividing peony crowns successfully will yield flowers within a year after division. Peonies are long-living perennials that bloom for decades with little care. Peonies will not grow true from seeds, and the seeds will take up to seven years to bloom. Propagating the peonies by division of the tubers reliably grows new and healthy plants.…


Can I Pull My Peony Plant in the Summer?

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Peonies are magnificent plants that may persist in the garden for up to 50 years. They produce huge showy blooms in spring and summer from herbaceous, intersectional and tree-type plants. Intersectional peonies are a cross between tree and herbaceous kinds and die back in fall just like herbaceous peonies. Tree peonies are deciduous, but leave…


How to Use White Peony Root

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The flowering white peony, prized for its beauty, is also popular in native Chinese medicine. There is an ancient Chinese legend that says the ghost of a beautiful woman brought this flower to a healing man and continued to appear to him, weeping, until he understood the medicinal powers of the plant. Unless you are…


How to Force Peony Buds to Open

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The peony is a flower that has long been prized in the Chinese and Japanese cultures. The origin of the flower dates back to early Chinese culture when it was grown for its ornamental and medicinal uses. Today, peonies are grown across the United States and used for special occasions, from weddings to dinner parties.…


Food for Peonies

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Once you know peonies, you always want them in your garden. This easy-care perennial shrub provides lush, green foliage all summer, with large, fragrant blooms in the spring that make great cut flowers. Peonies are hardy plants that can withstand cold winters and hot summers and keep on growing. Just provide adequate food and water…


Peony Fungi

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Peonies are perennial herbaceous plants or shrubs that produce showy blossoms in shades of red, yellow, purple, pink and cream, among other colors. They vary in size and flower type depending on the cultivar. Peonies need a period of winter dormancy to flower and grow best in cold climates. Several fungi infect peonies. Verticillium Wilt…


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