Tree peonies

Peony root (Photos by Dugald Cameron)

How and when to plant peonies

Dugald Cameron

The optimal planting time depends on what you’re planting. Perennial plants are best planted in spring, but it’s better to plant peonies in the fall.

Japanese tree peony (Garden Making photo)

How to prune Japanese tree peonies

Judith Adam

Pruning is a good way to rejuvenate tree peonies. It’s better to prune tree peonies in early spring, when their pink buds are prominent, but not yet open.

Tree peonies in your garden

Beckie Fox

A way to extend the all-too-short but oh-so-glorious peony season is to include tree peonies in your garden. Paeonia suffruticosa ...