peony - Knowledgebase Question

Waterford, Mi
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Question by morrgrssm
May 18, 2009
Purchased Peony Product # 30641 35406 PBS I also purchase Double Knockout Rose Bush at the same time. The Rose is growing.
I am a novice at gardening, I need advice on the Peony, I planted these plants on May 1st and water every morning.

Answer from NGA
May 18, 2009
Daily watering isn't a good idea, even with a newly transplanted peony. For best growth, water your plants deeply once or twice a week (depending upon weather and how well your soil hold water). Peonies thrive in full sunshine and you can feed a fertilizer high in phosphorus, which promotes bloom, such as 15-30-15. I hope this info helps. Best wishes with your new plants.

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