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Specialty Gardening: peony as cut flower?

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Damascus, MD
(Zone 7a)

May 23, 2010
1:30 PM

Post #7820269

I have several peony plants and would love to use them as cut flowers. The problem is that the flowers don't seem to last at all. They wilt within a day even if I cut them right after rain. Any advice? Is there something I can do to prolong the flowers in the vase? Thanks.

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Marquette, MI
(Zone 5a)

May 23, 2010
5:17 PM

Post #7820871

cut them before they are fully open, barely past the bud stage.


Damascus, MD
(Zone 7a)

May 23, 2010
6:56 PM

Post #7821139

thanks, Granny. I will give it a try.

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