Tuesday, March 12, 2013

2013 Springtime Peonies are Coming!

Wow, I go away for 10 days, and when I come back, the peonies are sprouting! I guess spring must be coming soon now. The peonies think it is already time. I took these pictures today. The coral peonies always seem to be the first ones to sprout foliage, even though they are not the first ones to bloom. Some of the coral peony shoots are already 6 inches high! Bloom season will be here before you know it. It will be another busy season keeping track of the Bloom Dates, determining Bloom Color, collecting more data, and most of all enjoying the sights and smells of all the beautiful peonies. I'm hoping to see some new varieties bloom for the first time this year as well. It is always exciting to meet a new flower in your own garden! I hope all of you have an awesome bloom season this year too, and perhaps are lucky enough to meet some new peonies in your garden too! :-)

Peony 'Coral Charm' Shoots


  1. That must be exciting. All the peonies here are still dormant, perhaps for another month as it is supposed to be an unseasonably cold start to spring here.

  2. Steve, yes, it is definitely exciting! I can't wait. It makes me want to schedule some vacation days this spring just so I can spend more time in the garden! :-)