white eyes/shoots on Bowl of Beauty?

claire4153September 9, 2008

Hi. I planted a Bowl of Beauty peony last year. It didn't flower but it grew healthy leaves and then died down as per usual in Autumn. It hasn't shooted yet and I was worried it had perished so I dug around gently in the soil with my hands until I found it. It appears to have white eyes/buds instead of pink ones. Is this possible and if so does anyone know why?

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

It sounds like you planted it too deep, don't worry about the buds color. All the climate I know about your area tells me not more than one inch of soil over the buds and maybe even none at all. Al

    Bookmark   September 10, 2008 at 10:07AM
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haveatry2(Zone 7)

maybe first white in the soil, pink later, be patience,wait and see.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2008 at 10:22AM
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