Too late to plant peonies in Zone 5 IL?

linnea56(z5 IL)October 14, 2009

Saw a bunch of quart sized peonies on clearance for $2.50. Peonies around here are always VERY expensive. Are they worth buying, or is it too late to plant?

Or... is a quart too small to plant, considering how slowly peonies grow?

Thanks!

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maifleur01

At $2.50 what do you have to lose? Although the recomendation is to plant in fall you can put peonies in the ground all year. Of course being fall right now you should have no problem and the small plants should catch up with the larger ones in a couple of years.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 10:32PM
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treebarb Z5 Denver

I agree. Go for it! You don't have much to loose and plenty to gain.
Barb

    Bookmark   October 18, 2009 at 8:57PM
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