Paeonia: maintenance tips

A long-lasting perennial with large, fragrant flowers in shades of pink, red and white. Can be cut to make bouquets.

Maintenance tips: PeonyMaintenance tips: Peony

Common name: Peony


For an abundant bloom, plant in full sun. Tolerates light shade.


Water new plantings regularly for the first year. Once roots are well established, water in case of heat or drought.


Plant deep into compost-rich soil. Choose the right location, as peonies don't like to be transplanted.


In spring, add compost to the soil and fertilize with a granular flower fertilizer.

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