Paeonia Karl Rosenfield Perennial Outdoor Plant 11cm Pot


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The Peony is a flower used in traditional garden design for many years. Their lush green foliage sits under large, ruffled–petalled flowers that bring an old-style texture and look to your garden. These classic-looking flowers are great for use in containers, borders or beds. These beautiful perennials will come back to your garden every year and have been known to live up to 100 years. Peonies flower. These plants look great, lining a path or unpinning more significant plants-the peony pairs well with columbines, irises or roses in mixed borders.

Where to plant peony flowers
Peonies are a plant that does not like being moved around, so make sure you choose their final location carefully since moving them is not recommended. Choose a place sheltered from strong winds and receives 6 to 8 hours of sunlight a day. Ensure the soil is well-draining and enriched with humus to get the best results.

How to grow peony plants
Young peonies take time to develop and establish themselves in the garden, so if they do not flower fully in the first year or so, don't panic, this is natural. Water the plant thoroughly to keep the soil moist but not wet. You won't need to apply fertilizer to your plants as this can cause damage to the roots; instead, mix bonemeal or compost into the soil before planting. Overall a peony will require very little care and can be left to itself for most of the year. Make sure to stake your plant with support to keep it stable if it becomes too top-heavy. Deadhead peony blossoms as soon as they begin to fade, cutting to a strong leaf so that the stem doesn't stick out of the foliage. Cut the foliage to the ground in the autumn to avoid overwintering diseases.