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Available for shippin' in both the spring & fall.

 
   


one root $16.95

Double Peony 'Red Magic'
COLOR: Red
HEIGHT: 36" - 48"
LOCATION: sun
DURATION: May - June
USE: Cut flower
GROWTH HABIT: large double flowers; fragrant.
ZONE: 3 - 9
SIZE: 2-3 eye root
CONSIDERATIONS: Rich soil, open areas, fragrant, long lived
ORIGIN: Japan
 


one root $16.95

Double Peony 'Monsieur Jules Elie'
COLOR: Pink
HEIGHT: 36" - 48"
LOCATION: sun
DURATION: May - June
USE: Cut flower
GROWTH HABIT: large double flowers; fragrant.
ZONE: 3 - 9
SIZE: 2-3 eye root
CONSIDERATIONS: Rich soil, open areas, fragrant, long lived
ORIGIN: Japan
 


one root $16.95

Double Peony 'Festiva Maxima'
COLOR: White
HEIGHT: 36" - 48"
LOCATION: sun
DURATION: May - June
USE: Cut flower
GROWTH HABIT: large double flowers; fragrant.
ZONE: 3 - 9
SIZE: 2-3 eye root
CONSIDERATIONS: Rich soil, open areas, fragrant, long lived
ORIGIN: Japan
 

Perennials
The first year they sleep;
the second year they creep;
the third year they leap.

Author Unknown

 
growin' tips...
Paeonia (Tree Peony)
PLANTING..
Grow in full sun. Plants need evenly moist but well-drained soil with a pH close to neutral. If your soil is extremely acid, add a few handfuls of lime at planting time. Take care to plant at the same soil depth as previously grown or plant the top of the graft union, which appears as a bulge on the main stem, about 3-4" below the surface of the soil.
PRUNING..
The only regular pruning required is to remove deadwood after the plants leaf out in spring. Also, remove spent flowers. Tree Peonies are grafted onto Herbaceous Peony roots and occasionally a shoot from the rootstock will push through the soil. Such shoots should be removed.
GROWTH..
Tree Peonies need some time to settle in before they bloom; it's not unusual for a plant to wait until its third spring before it flowers. In addition, Tree Peonies are often slow to break dormancy the first spring after planting.
FERTILIZING..
Tree Peonies respond well to an annual top dressing of 1" of compost; no other fertilization is necessary. WINTER PROTECTION..
In cold-winter climates
Zones 4-6, provide winter protection. Cover plants with an inverted basket or burlap screen.

Paeonia (Double Peony)
Plant in full sun and well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Space approximately 18-30" apart. If your soil is extremely acid, add a few handfuls of lime at planting time. Don't be surprised if there are few or no flowers the first spring after planting; plants generally take a few years to settle in and bloom heavily.
Peonies respond well to an annual top dressing of 1" of compost. Many Peonies, the double-flowered varieties in particular, must be staked their blooms from resting in the soil. Set the supports in place as new growth begins to emerge in early spring.
To prevent diseases, cut the plants down almost to the ground after the first frost and dispose of the them. Peonies resent disturbance, but if you must move a plant, the best time to do so is in the fall.
 



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