The first peony bloom!

mariandmaryApril 19, 2014

This plant from an ebayer was supposed to be angel cheeks but its flower says it is not the one I ordered. But I am very pleased to see peony blooming in Texas:)

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Nancy zone 6

Very pretty, so nice to see those first blooms. One of my peonies bloomed yesterday, the first of the season here. One that I grew from seed, the blooms never seem to last long on it, but it is loaded with blooms this year.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 9:09AM
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mariandmary

Did you got flowers from the plant you had grown from seeds? That is so exciting!! How long did it take to see flowers?

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 9:48AM
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KarenPA_6b

That is great,Marian. I hope that you will get more blooms. Please share with us how you were able to get the peonies to bloom for you in TX? How much cold did the peonies get?

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 10:30AM
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Nancy zone 6

It took 3 years to flower. I started with about 6 seeds, 5 grew, but I accidentally "weeded" out all but this one. I took a photo today but too tired to run downstairs to get the camera to upload right now. I'll try to post a picture tomorrow. It is a lighter pink than yours. I was rather pleased with it, I've waited 3 years for blooms on regular peonies I bought from box stores, so it really wasn't bad.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 7:02PM
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louisianagal(z7bMS)

I have Festiva Maxima and Sara Bernhardt in Northeast Mississippi. They are in bud now and should bloom very soon.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 7:06PM
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mariandmary

Kousa,
I have not done any special treatment for my peonies.
But last winter was relatively cold and long here.
+ I did not water them during December.

I have other peonies about to bloom!
I am sooo glad to see the buds because this is the first year for all of my peonies.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 8:27PM
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mariandmary

Kousa,
I have not done any special treatment for my peonies.
But last winter was relatively cold and long here.
+ I did not water them during December.

I have other peonies about to bloom!
I am sooo glad to see the buds because this is the first year for all of my peonies.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 8:31PM
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