The 'common knowledge' is that herbaceous peonies will not propagate from stem cuttings, root cuttings are required. That being said, a few years back I tried to root an herbaceous cutting and with application of rooting hormone, some roots did form on the cutting.
Dec 15, When to Cut Down Peonies. Peonies (Paeonia spp.) can be cut back to manage plant size, strengthen stems and encourage more bloom. For whatever purpose, timing is critical in pruning peonies. Cut. Mar 30, The best time of year for transplanting peonies is September. Clip leafy stems back to near ground level- 2 to 3 inches tall. Use a sharp spade to dig beneath the peony clump.
Start digging about a foot away from the stems. As you dig around and beneath plants, try to cut as few roots Author: Julie Martens Forney. It has come to the Grump's attention that many of you love, love, love peonies.
You think about them night and day and worry yourselves sick about their health and welfare. You want to know if the care you're giving them will encourage the production of gargantuan, fragrant flowers again next year with which to torture your jealous neighbors Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Longfield Gardens offers peonies for spring planting. These long-lived perennials flower for generations. The big, early summer blossoms are excellent cut flowers. Colors are white, pink and red.