How to Grow and Care for Peonies?

Answer Peonies are a lovely, old-fashioned perennial that will add beautyand heavenly scent to your garden for many years. If you're looking for a flowering plant that deer won't eat, peonies are an excel... Read More »

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How do i care for cut peonies?

Clean VaseWash your vase and shears with water and bleach to kill any bacteria that could contaminate the flower stems. Look for buds with outer petals that are just starting to open. Cut flowers i... Read More »

Can I get peonies to grow in a hot, dry climate?

Sorry Sara, I should have put them on my hot and windy list.Along with heritage roses, irises and hollyhocks they are common sights in old graveyards and abandoned schools and churches around aroun... Read More »

How do I grow peonies in the South?

Plant the eyes of the peony only 2 to 2 1/2 inches deep in the soil. The crown of the peony should not be covered up. Do not cover the peony crown with mulch or other soil enriching product. Southe... Read More »

How to Grow Peonies in California?

Peonies are prized all over the world for their huge, delicate blossoms and vibrant colors. Their bloom time is short, only about two weeks, but growing in masses or cut for a vase arrangement, peo... Read More »