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18/08/2014 at 17:31

I planted a peony 3 years ago and it has never flowered. I believe if you plant too deep they never will.

Is it worth trying to move as led to believe they hardly ever survive or will it eventually flower?

18/08/2014 at 18:08

It's a fallacy that you can't move paeonies. We  had a thread on this last year and lots of us had moved them with total success. 

It's true that they don't like being planted to deeply

18/08/2014 at 19:06

My two did flower briefly, (one is a tree peony the other normal?) but now looking a bit sad, am I supposed to cut them back?

18/08/2014 at 19:10

Don't know about tree peonies DD, but the usual ones just die back themselves so  perhaps it's just doing that as it's that time of year. Or does it look sad in some other way?

18/08/2014 at 19:58

Tree paeonies don't need cutting back DD but you can prune them if they need it. I chop off lumps from time to time.

18/08/2014 at 20:06

Thanks nutcutlet, how much do I leave on top?

18/08/2014 at 20:30

Have you got a tree paeony or one of the herbaceous ones SL?

20/08/2014 at 08:49

Hello , nutcutlet is right there was a question before about moving them and lots including myself have done so successfully 

best of luck 

20/08/2014 at 17:16

Hi Nutcutlet sorry had laptop issues; its herbaceous one

20/08/2014 at 17:18

They die back on they're own when their season finishes. You can pull or cut it all off then

20/08/2014 at 17:48

Thanks fingers crossed for some great blooms next year - Many thanks

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