Peonies forum: My Mikasa Bloomed Today

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Name: Gary Ray
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
May 11, 2014 6:44 PM CST
My Mikasa bloomed today. I now have Mikasa, Keiko, Yumo, and Takara blooming. I am in Itoh heaven. Enjoy.
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Name: Liz Best
Elizabeth Colorado (Zone 4b)
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May 11, 2014 8:03 PM CST
Very pretty! It'll be more than a month before any of mine bloom but love seeing your pictures! We have snow again today and it's supposed to continue into tomorrow. Heard on the radio on our way back from the airport that there was already 19" somewhere up along the northern border of CO, thank you God that we're not supposed to get that much!
Name: Mary Stella
Anchorage, AK (Zone 4b)
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May 11, 2014 8:32 PM CST
You are about right with our timing. My tree peonies bloomed around June 24, but don't have any ready to produce blooms yet. Then it jumped to a couple of weeks later for the next. This year may be an exception due to the constant sun and warmth.
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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May 11, 2014 8:53 PM CST

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Beautiful bloom. Do you generally snip secondary buds on Itoh?
Name: Gary Ray
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
May 12, 2014 2:27 AM CST
I do not snip secondary buds on Itohs.
Name: Diann
Lisbon, IA
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May 13, 2014 11:01 AM CST


Lovely, just lovely!
Name: Gary Ray
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
May 14, 2014 6:03 PM CST
Updated pictures.
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Name: Maria
Victoria, BC (Zone 7b)
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May 14, 2014 6:17 PM CST
Beautiful, gray!

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