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How did this happen?

Posted by newbiehavinfun 7a - Southern NJ (My Page) on
Tue, May 24, 11 at 11:24

Not that I'm complaining! A mystery peony showed up in my backyard! I did not plant it, it just grew this year. I'm confused, though: I thought that peony grew from tubers, not seeds.

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RE: How did this happen?

you can grow peonies from seed, it takes years and years to mature. They also will not be true to the parents, but be a hybrid of them, taking thier genetics, sometimes producting a excellent specimen, sometimes not.

However, if this is a mature plant, I would assume maybe it was planted previous to when you bought your home? unless your home was new.

Maybe it was just overlooked previously, I do not know your history at your house.


RE: How did this happen?

Oh, duh! It must have been hidden by the monster passionfruit vine we tore out this past year. Thanks! ;)

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