W HEN I GET OVERWHELMED AS GARDENERS DO ABOUT NOW, I think of the peonies that grew in the narrow [read more…]

W HEN I GET OVERWHELMED AS GARDENERS DO ABOUT NOW, I think of the peonies that grew in the narrow [read more…]

12 Facts Every Peony Enthusiast NEEDS to Know  - TownandCountryMag.com

12 Facts Every Peony Enthusiast Needs to Know

Peonies are an easy-care perennial with a long history in northern gardens. In the right conditions, they put on annual show of blooms that is spectacular.

Peonies are an easy-care perennial with a long history in northern gardens. In the right conditions, they put on annual show of blooms that is spectacular.

Peonies have a long and storied history, beginning some 2,000 years ago in Europe and the Far East, where they were propagated for medicinal purposes. But peonies are most highly revered for their beauty. The Chinese refer to them as "Sho-yo," meaning "most beautiful."

Peonies have a long and storied history, beginning some 2,000 years ago in Europe and the Far East, where they were propagated for medicinal purposes. But peonies are most highly revered for their beauty. The Chinese refer to them as "Sho-yo," meaning "most beautiful."

for the 2 peony bushes in our yard...i promise to try really hard not to kill you. How to Grow Peonies

How to Grow Peonies

for the 2 peony bushes in our yard...i promise to try really hard not to kill you. How to Grow Peonies

I love the range of colors!  Is this due to the soil composition?  Does anyone know how to make this happen?

I love the range of colors! Is this due to the soil composition? Does anyone know how to make this happen?

Peony:  Peonies are longtime garden favorites for their fantastic flowers and amazing fragrance. Once established, peonies bloom for decades with virtually no care.  Test Garden Tip: Single-flowered varieties such as 'Krinkled White' hold up well even in rainy spring weather.  Name: Paeonia selections  Zones: 3-8

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Peony: Peonies are longtime garden favorites for their fantastic flowers and amazing fragrance. Once established, peonies bloom for decades with virtually no care. Test Garden Tip: Single-flowered varieties such as 'Krinkled White' hold up well even in rainy spring weather. Name: Paeonia selections Zones: 3-8

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