Peonys

sanitycheck(Mi5)June 5, 2011

What is wrong with mine. Earlier i thought maybe DH had got a little fertilizer on one plant and a small section wilted. Most of them have some wilt now, dropped blooms and just look sickley. Any ideas?

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flora2b(z6a bc)

Try googling botrytis and see if that fits what you are experiencing. Excessively rainy, cold weather can encourage it.
Flora

    Bookmark   June 7, 2011 at 12:10AM
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sanitycheck(Mi5)

Great suggestion but thats not what im seeing. Im going to continue Googling tho, why didnt i think of that? Thanks!

    Bookmark   June 7, 2011 at 5:01PM
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journalbee

please post what you find out. mine are first year. so they are drooping from the weight of the flower. but they are also wilting now. but, we have not had rain this week. i was just happy to get a bloom. next year we will stake them.

    Bookmark   June 7, 2011 at 7:55PM
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kiskin (5/6 in EU)(5/6 in EU)

The exact same thing is happening to my recently planted Gay Paree peony - a section has wilted ...

    Bookmark   June 8, 2011 at 5:10PM
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deanna_in_nh(5a/4b)

I'd post this on the peony forum, with pictures. That would be a great place to get answers!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2011 at 11:00PM
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sanitycheck(Mi5)

After much Googlying i have to go with the botyrtis thought. I did slip over to the peony site and pics there arent exactly what i see but i dont see anything else that it may be.So will it kill it off completly or is it just a this year prob?

    Bookmark   June 11, 2011 at 6:53PM
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