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The peony is a beautiful flower that’s well-suited to many climates and types of soils. No wonder peonies often come up high in the “most popular flower” type of lists. Join us as we explore peonies by breeds and varieties, colors, and gardening tutorials.

Can Peonies Grow In Shade? [How Much Sun Do They Need?]

You are probably wondering whether or not peonies can grow in the shade. Look no further! We have researched all about whether or not peonies will grow in the shade and have the answers for you. Generally, peonies can grow in the shade as long as they get six hours of sun at the very …

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Yellow Peonies Guide [15 Types Covered]

Peonies are one of the most beautiful spring perennials. These plants are deer resistant, and after the flowers have faded, the foliage remains during late summer to bring a lovely, textured green to gardens. If planted in the right spot, peonies will provide ample blooms for several years. Here, we’re going to look at the yellow …

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18 Red Peony Varieties You Should Know

Peonies are a gorgeous, carefree, perennial flower. If planted in the right spot, they will provide you with blooms year after year after year. They’re deer-resistant, thrive in many areas of the country, and have no significant disease or pest issues. Though they come in several colors, we’re focusing on red peonies in this post. …

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13 Gorgeous Orange Peony Varieties For Your Garden

Peonies are one of our most-loved perennial flowers. They’re beautiful in bouquets, and even when the flowers fade away, the foliage stays rich and green throughout the summer. They’re also deer-resistant, thrive in many areas of the country, and have no significant disease or pest issues. In this post, we’re checking out orange peonies.   …

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When to Transplant Peonies

Peonies are an old-fashioned floral favorite among gardeners worldwide, especially in Europe, Asia, and North America. Their beauty is only matched by their stubborn nature. Once they’ve taken root, they do not like to be moved. Therefore, if you choose to transplant them, you must do so very carefully at a specific time of year. …

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How to Grow Peonies: The Complete Guide

Nothing says “summer” quite like a yard full of fluffy, fragrant peonies. With their voluminous and colorful blooms, buds that are beloved by ants, and heady, unmistakable scent, peonies are appreciated by gardeners and plant lovers alike. In this article, we’ll share the best information possible to help you make sure your peonies have long, …

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When to Cut Back Peonies (And How to Do That)?

 Peonies are a garden treasure. They are one of the best-known and most dearly-loved perennials with their beautiful pink blooms, intoxicating fragrance, trouble-free nature and penchant for longevity. With the fall season nearly upon us, you may be wondering to yourself, ‘when should peonies be cut back and how is it done?’ Herbaceous peonies die …

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Where to Plant Peonies for Getting the Best Results?

Peonies are a gardener’s delight! They are beloved for their bountiful blooms, bold foliage, inviting fragrance and exquisite beauty. Though they rarely bloom the first year of planting, when they do, they sustain a lifetime of beautiful flowers. Perhaps you are wondering to yourself, ‘where should I plant peonies to ensure abundant blossoms?’ Peonies like …

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Should Peonies be Deadheaded?

Peonies are lovely herbaceous plants that bloom for only a short period of time, between late spring and early summer. Towards the end of their blooming period, they’ll start to fade and wither up, and that’s how you’ll know if they’re spent. A great question to ask is should peonies be deadheaded? I’ve done some …

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Tree Peonies: Gardening Tips, Photos and More

Peonies have 3 different varieties: herbaceous, tree, and itoh. However, Tree Peonies are a popular choice for their large beautiful blooms and deciduous, woody stems. Tree Peonies are a fragrant, hardy, shrub sized plant with large vibrant blooms and dark green foliage. Unlike herbaceous peonies, tree peonies’ stems don’t die back into the ground. Their …

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16 Peony Companion Plants That Will Look Great in Your Garden

Peonies are a beautiful, old-fashioned flower to add to your landscaping. They are stunning in a mass planting of solely peonies, as well as part of a well-planned flower garden. Planning your flower garden around peonies is easy once you know what other plants make the best companions. We have collected 16 of the best …

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Cardinal Vaughan Peony (Step-by-Step Growing Guide, Pictures and more)

Cardinal Vaughan Peonies are a peony variety that has semi-double flowers that vary in shades between ruby and purple. Their leaves are dark green with blueish-green undersides and they bloom with their petals in a loose bowl shape. The royal color makes it the perfect plant to use as a single bright focal point for …

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How to Grow Peony Festiva Maxima (Care Tips, Pictures, and More)

The peony Festiva Maxima lays claim to layered blooms and a color palette unique throughout the peony family. If you’re looking to add a stunner to your garden, you need to make room for this flower. What is a Peony Festiva Maxima? All peonies stem from the Paeoniaceae family, with variations on the name included …

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Sorbet Peony Guide (Gardening Tips, Pictures and Shopping Links)

Sorbet peonies are absolutely beautiful flowers! Their gentle petals are a soft pink color, and the vivid pink color of their outer layer of petals changes depending on the stage of their life; all of their petals range from shades of pink, and at some points reach an almost purple color. The outer layer of …

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Coral Charm Peony (Gardening Tips, Pictures, and More)

Coral Charm Peonies are a gentle pink-orange color and are delicate with many ruffled petals. When at full bloom, the Coral Charm’s outer petals are laid almost flat, with the rest of the petals curving inward in a cup shape. It is a beautiful flower that will add charm and grace to your landscaping or …

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How to Grow a Bowl of Beauty Peony (Step-by-Step Guide & PHOTOS)

The Bowl of Beauty peony has been cultivated for over 2000 years. They bloom from late spring to early summer, acting as a gorgeous seasonal transition. Its name comes from the outer fuchsia petals that create a “bowl” around the pale yellow center of each flower. They’re fragrant, resting on strong stems above the leaves, …

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Where to Buy Peony Plants or Bulbs Online (Top 50 Stores)

Peonies are gorgeous and well-known plants that produce beautiful, fragrant blooms. Many people want to add them to their gardens, but who has the time to hit up every garden store in town to find just the right variety? Here are the 50 top sites to check out for your perfect peony! 1. Amazon Amazon …

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When Do Peonies Bloom (And For How Long)?

When you’re planning a flower garden, it’s important to know when your flowers will bloom, especially if you want to make sure that you have a continuous show of color in your garden beds. We’ve researched the subject of peonies and found out some interesting things about their bloom time to share in this post. …

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Do Deer Eat Peonies? [And 5 Ways to Prevent That]

Peonies are one of the most lovely flowers that you can add to your garden, however, you may wonder if the deer in your area will be just as attracted to them as you are. Will the deer in your neighborhood eat your peonies and destroy the beautiful garden you created? We have done the …

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When and How to Use Fertilizer for Peonies

You are probably here wondering what fertilizer if any, you should use to grow your garden’s peonies. The use of fertilizer is recommended when it comes to growing these beautiful flowers. When growing peonies, it is essential to select the fertilizer with the correct type of nutrients, as well as the correct amount. This article …

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White Peonies (Pictures, Care Tips, and Shopping Links)

White peonies (Paeonia in Latin) have been in cultivation for more than 2000 years. Their striking features include a delightful fragrance, dazzling splash of white, and durability against the elements. These outrageously beautiful plants have an interesting history and superstition, including a popular myth that claimed how woodpeckers would peck one’s eyes out if they …

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