Peonies forum: Michigan Bulb Peonies delivered

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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan

Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Sep 29, 2017 4:12 PM CST
Yes, I did order peonies from Michigan Bulb. Disclaimer, They have nothing to do with Michigan:)

Delivered: Paeonia 'Bowl of Beauty', Paeonia 'Kirinmaru', Paeonia 'Karl Rosenfield', Paeonia 'Top Brass', Paeonia 'Sarah Bernhardt'

The roots are not the biggest (or the latest introductions), but they all had 3-5 eyes. Bowl of Beauty had even more.

Karl was damaged, they are "rush" shipping me a replacement. Customer service is very good!

Why did I order these from Michigan Bulb? Because 2 of them were $5 each, 2 were $6.50 each and 1 was $10. You can usually find 50% off coupons on the web.

I really like the "new" Michigan Bulb, they have some good plants at "value" prices.

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Name: Karen
Southeast PA (Zone 6b)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Sep 29, 2017 4:50 PM CST
Believe it or not, my first peony plants came from Michigan Bulb 20 years ago! THey were not named ones. They sent me one that bloomed huge white single flowers and one with double red flowers. The red is still alive but the white one died many years ago.
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Name: LG
Nashvillle (Zone 7a)
Peonies Hummingbirder Hostas Region: Tennessee Butterflies Garden Photography
Sep 29, 2017 7:18 PM CST
We will look forward to seeing what blooms for you!
LG - My garden grows with love and a lot of hard work.
Name: Mary Stella
Anchorage, AK (Zone 4b)
Peonies Ponds Dahlias Canning and food preservation Lilies Permaculture
Garden Ideas: Level 2
Oct 3, 2017 9:11 AM CST
Nice news, Frank. If I were in the market I would give them a shot. I want to focus on expanding my Itoh and tree plants from here on in. They would be a good source with prices like that. What a steal.
Name: Liz Best
Elizabeth Colorado (Zone 4b)
Peonies Enjoys or suffers cold winters Winter Sowing Region: Colorado Plant and/or Seed Trader Irises
Hummingbirder Cat Lover Lilies Daylilies Dog Lover Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Oct 3, 2017 9:24 AM CST
My first tree peonies were from MB. Not the biggest roots but any vendor that has MB's guarantee is worth trying, I still order bulbs from them every year. Have allium bulbs from them waiting to plant now!
Name: Anya
Fairbanks, AK (Zone 3b)
Cat Lover
Oct 4, 2017 12:42 PM CST
I have not ordered fro MB but from other cheap sources: American Meadows, bloomingbulb, bulbsdirect, definitely worth trying! Thumbs up Small divisions from the last two did not flower so far and are still small plants and 2 of 4 peonies ordered from AM died but I got refund.
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan

Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Oct 11, 2017 8:25 AM CST
Received a replacement from Michigan Bulb...

"Paeonia 'Karl Rosenfield', 2017, (3-DB-RD) Chinese or lactiflora [Peony], pay-OHN-ee-uh lack-tih -FLORE-uh, 36in. (Rosenfield, 1908) #Perennial #BWS #midseason, USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Red, Bloom Month 5, In Garden Bed a2 for 22 DAYS.

Heirloom. Double - Red - Midseason. Tall. No fragrance. Large. Very bright crimson with very little blue in it, outer petals large and waved, central petals incurved and notched. Free-flowering. Strong stems. Good foliage. Of good color, excellent form, and reliable blooming habit. Good for both cutting and garden decoration. M.

#Paeonia #Peony

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