Can mowed peonies still be divided??

lizbeth-gardenerSeptember 21, 2010

I was planning on dividing peonies at the cemetary, but when I went out this week the person who mows had either mowed them off or weed-eaten them, The stubs are about one inch tall. Is it still possible to divide? and if so, do I need to do anything other than the usual?

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calistoga_al

I would get permission from the cemetery, otherwise I see nothing else different from dividing anywhere else. Al

    Bookmark   September 22, 2010 at 9:45AM
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professorroush(6A)

Absolutely...if fact, I mow prior to dividing; saves energy cutting them off by hand.

Here is a link that might be useful: Garden Musings

    Bookmark   September 22, 2010 at 11:00AM
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lizbeth-gardener

professorroush: thanks for the info. I realized after I thought about it that the foilage probably didn't matter, but I've never divided peonies.

Your web site is interesting, especially want to read more about the roses.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2010 at 11:40PM
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