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Peony Eyes = Peony Shoots???

Posted by tulipscarolan z6 RIcoast (My Page) on
Wed, May 2, 07 at 19:47

HI there. Novice question: is the number of pink stubs that are surfacing equal to the number of eyes a peony has? I ask because I'm looking at a few peonies I bought 2 years ago that had 2-3 eyes only, but now I see at least 10 shoots coming up, and I'm wondering if that means they are currently 10 eye peonies.

thanks!!


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RE: Peony Eyes = Peony Shoots???

Yes, you have 10 eye peonies :-)


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RE: Peony Eyes = Peony Shoots???

While every eye will become a shoot(or stem)every shoot will not have a flower on top. You may get a handsome plant but no flower. Just be patient and you will be rewarded with flowers when the plant is ready. Al


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