Peonies
How to Choose Soil for Peonies
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Peonies are able to adapt well to a variety of different soil types, however if you want to give your peonies the best chance of thriving, then you can choose a soil preferred by peonies.

Fertilizer for Peonies
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Understanding the different types of fertilizers you can use for different plants can be tricky. Flowering plants usually require different fertilizers to foliage plants, and even amongst flowering plants there are some which rely heavily on fertilizers and some which do not need fertilizing at all. Here we delve into the topic of fertilizers for peonies.

How to Water Peonies
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Watering is among the most important factors when it comes to caring for your peonies properly. There are a few things you need to address, including whether peonies like moist soil or not, the age, type, climate, seasons, and etc. before you can decide how much water you provide for your peonies.

Fragrant Peonies
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Peonies are favored for their showy flowers which, for the most part, are completely maintenance free once well established. These easy care perennials will return year on year to delight the landscape with stunning texture and color.

Growing Peonies in Pots
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Peonies are compact in size, which leads many people to wonder if they are suitable for growing in pots. Here we look at the best ways to grow peonies in containers, and how their care differs from peonies grown in the ground.

Coral Peony Varieties
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Coral peony varieties have gained enormous popularity over the last decade, as this color has become a mainstay of interior design and wedding decor. Here we look at how to care for coral peony varieties, and which varieties are best for home growing and floral bouquets.

Types of Red Peonies
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Red peonies look spectacular in any setting, with their vivid red petals contrasting heavily against the mounds of green foliage they are set against. Here we look at some of the best types of red peonies available for the home garden.

Types of Pink Peonies
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Pink peonies in soft and delicate shades are great for creating a luscious, romantic look, while brighter and more vivid pink peonies can appear playful and fun, and these will contrast more heavily against green foliage in the garden for a vibrant and invigorating atmosphere. Here we look at some of the best pink peonies around.

What to Plant with Peonies
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Here we look at the best companion plants for peonies that will give you a longer blooming season, while also adding more color, texture, and contrast to the landscape.

When to Cut Back Peonies
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Peonies are well known for being low maintenance plants which reward us with plenty of beautiful flowers in spring and summer. If you want to ensure your peonies stay in tip-top condition, then you’ll need to know how and when they should be cut back.

Where to Plant Peonies
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The key thing you need to get right for your peony is planting it in the right location – this requires considering lots of factors involved such as light, soil, and how deep you plant your peonies.

When Do Peonies Bloom
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There are three categories of peonies which all types of peonies can be sorted into. These are tree peonies, herbaceous peonies, and intersectional peonies. All of these peonies produce the popular flowers we know and love in a range of colors and sizes, but the number of blooms they send out, the time of year they flourish, and the lifespan of the flowers will vary.