We asked the Chair of the Peony Society to share her no-nonsense tips for how to grow the perfect, blousy peonies - including how to plant them, care for them and how to help them look their best once they've been cut and arranged in a vase.
Plant Types: Annuals: Flowering or foliage-only plants live for a single growing season. Perennials: Come back year after year. Bulbs: Plant cold-hardy bulbs in the fall for spring blooms. Climbers or Vines: Annual or perennial, cover vertical space with foliage and flowers. Shrubs: Flowering or evergreen shrubs for seasonal interest. Trees: add long-lived shade and shelter. Turfgrass: Good lawns include a blend of grass types that suit the climate and light conditions.
~~Dwarf Lupins Gallery Mixture | Lupinus (Russell Group) 'Dwarf Gallery Mixture'. Just as beautiful as the more common tall lupins, but as the name suggests, they are low-growing, so they are more suitable for small gardens and containers | Spalding Bulb~~
The spring-plant Duchesse De Nemours Peony is garden royalty! Duchesse De Nemours peony bulbs produce a double, globe-shaped creamy-white flower that has a tint of yellow at the petals' base. This perennial peony is a late season bloomer. Your Duchesse De Nemours Peonies will also attract butterflies with their 5 inch showy blooms!