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Why didn't my paeonies flower this year?

(7 Posts)
fartmeistergeneral Tue 09-Jun-09 16:40:36

The bush itself looks very healthy, just not a bud in sight.

TheProvincialLady Tue 09-Jun-09 16:41:26

I have absolutely no idea but just wanted to commend you on your correct and beautiful spelling of paeoniesgrin

fartmeistergeneral Tue 09-Jun-09 16:47:21

grin

NormaLeighLucid Tue 09-Jun-09 16:51:20

Have you moved it recently?

MadBadandDangerousToKnow Tue 09-Jun-09 16:52:35

Mine only flowered very feebly. I think it might be because I overdid the mulching and the tuber is now too deep - apparently they should be just below the soil surface. Could you have done something similar?

Otherwise, I wonder whether this is one of those plants where the flowering depends on the previous year's weather, in which case it may be sulking.

othersideofthefence Tue 09-Jun-09 20:49:29

Mine haven't flowered very well either. last year they were beautifull - this year I had 2 nice flowers and some stunted buds.

Perhaps it is the weather

fartmeistergeneral Tue 09-Jun-09 21:05:04

Haven't moved it, planted it new last year and flowered nicely and this year it looks really good, but no flowers or buds. An older paeony is about 2 feet away from it, planted it the year before this one, and it looks fab.

Who knows???!

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