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Peonies with their lush, fragrant blooms and attractive foliage, are a must-have addition to any garden, patio, or landscape design. It takes two or three years for them to fully bloom, but they are so worth it! Peonies are very hardy and can be grown in any kind of climate and be left in the ground over winter. Shop our exclusive collection of high-quality, we offer an array of colors, shapes, and sizes, so you'll find the perfect peony bulb to suit your specific needs and preferences.

Peonies are the perfect choice for adding elegance and charm to any outdoor space. Explore our Peony collection today and bring the allure of these timeless flowers into your own backyard. Delight in the soft, blush pink petals of Sarah Bernhardt, a classic Peony variety known for its exquisite beauty and romantic appeal. Immerse yourself in the delicate, pristine white blooms of Shirley Temple

Frequently Asked Questions

Planting peony bulbs requires careful attention to the location, soil, and planting depth. Choose a well-draining spot with full sun to partial shade, ensuring the area receives at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. Avoid low-lying areas that collect water, as this can cause the bulbs to rot. Prepare the soil by incorporating organic matter, such as compost or aged manure, to improve drainage and provide nutrients.

Dig a hole 2-3 times the height of the bulb, and space them 3-4 feet apart, allowing adequate room for growth. Position the bulb with the eye facing upward and cover them with soil, gently tamping down to remove air pockets. Water thoroughly after planting to settle the soil around the bulb and encourage root growth. Mulch the area to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and provide insulation during colder months.

Peony bulbs are traditionally planted in the fall, as this allows the bulbs to establish a strong root system before winter dormancy and ensures healthy growth and blooming in the spring. However, it is possible to plant peony bulbs in the spring, but it's important to keep a few things in mind.

Spring-planted peony bulbs may take longer to establish and may not produce blooms for several years. This is because they have a shorter growing season to develop a root system and store energy for blooming. Make sure to choose a planting location with well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight for optimal growth.

If you do choose to plant peony bulbs in the spring, make sure to water regularly and provide a balanced fertilizer to encourage healthy growth. Keep in mind that it may take several years for the peonies to reach their full blooming potential.

Watering peony bulbs is essential for their growth and overall health. During the growing season, maintain consistently moist but not waterlogged soil, providing approximately an inch of water per week. Monitor the soil moisture regularly, and adjust your watering schedule based on the weather and soil conditions.

For example, in hot or dry conditions, you may need to water more frequently to prevent the soil from drying out. Conversely, in wet or cool conditions, reduce watering to avoid overwatering and potential root rot. Consistent watering helps ensure successful growth, vibrant foliage, and abundant blooms.

Peonies are generally considered low-maintenance plants, making them an excellent choice for gardeners of all experience levels. However, some basic care practices can help maintain their health and appearance. To encourage strong growth, remove spent flowers by cutting them off at the base of the stem.

This practice, called deadheading, prevents the plant from wasting energy on seed production and promotes further blooming. In the fall, cut back dead foliage to ground level, which helps reduce the risk of disease and pest infestations. Additionally, apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring to support healthy growth and abundant flowering.

Peony bulbs typically take 2-3 years to establish and produce blooms. During this time, the bulb is working hard to develop a strong root system, which is necessary to support the plant's large, lush blooms.

While it may be tempting to expect blooms in the first year, it's important to be patient and allow the plant time to establish itself properly. Once established, peonies can bloom for decades with minimal care, providing a stunning display of colorful, fragrant flowers each spring.

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