Peonies are prized by gardeners everywhere. They seem to be especially trendy right now, but they never really do go out of style. Not only are their blooms so glamorous, but these plants literally last decades in the garden. For this assortment, we'll select 3 peonies proven to be favorites in the home garden. Because if you're expecting a display to last through the ages, you'll want nothing but the best in it. Take advantage of the peony's carefree, long-lasting nature by using it as a flowering foundation plant. Also, be sure to snip some blooms for the most elegant bouquets.
Full Sun, Partial Shade
24 - 36 inches
30 - 36 inches
Midseason (mid to late spring, early summer)
Dig a hole large enough to spread out roots without bending them. Set crown with buds just below the soil. Water in thoroughly. Plant at least 6 weeks before ground freezes.
None, except to mulch the first winter. Remove in early spring before growth starts.
2-3 EYE BAREROOT
Medium to slow
5-7" single, semi-double, and double blooms
Various shades of green
Remove spent flower stems after flowering to maintain an attractive bush type perennial all summer long.
Well-drained, deep, fertile soil
Do not let the soil dry out. Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. The fragrant blooms and lush foliage made them popular for years and with the resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2020 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
||5/4/20 - 6/5/20
||3/30/20 - 6/5/20
||3/16/20 - 6/5/20
||3/9/20 - 6/5/20
||3/2/20 - 6/5/20
|7A & 7B
||2/24/20 - 6/5/20
|8A & 8B
||2/17/20 - 5/15/20
||2/10/20 - 5/15/20
|Last Order Date
||Zones 1A-7B: 6/1/20
Zones 8A-10B: 5/11/20