What Do The Ants On The Peonys Do? - Knowledgebase Question

Grove City, OH
Question by MicheleBayko
April 19, 2000
I have heard that the ants on peonies are good, but what exactly do they do?

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2000


Ants and peonies just seem to go together! The ants are eating sugary "exudate" from the buds. Rather than good, I think I would say they are basically harmless.

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