Peonies bloom in central Minnesota typically between the last week of May and the first two weeks of June, depending on the variety.
Many peony varieties are listed as red when, in reality, they are magenta in color. True red is found only
There are many reasons peonies fail to bloom other than "They were planted too deep". Many questions should be asked before a logical conclusion can be drawn as to why a plant has failed to bloom.
This problem is usually associated with double flowering varieties after a heavy rain. Large blooms simply capture the rain and become burdened with the extra weight and fall over.
Peonies are one of the longest lived perennials. It is not uncommon for peonies to live fifty to one hundred years
This is a myth that has been perpetuated for generations with no foundation.
Unfortunately, not all peonies are fragrant. Pink and white flowering varieties are usually more fragrant than red blooming ones.
Unlike annuals, peonies take 3 - 4 years to become a fully established blooming plant.