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Peonies: Meaning and Symbolism

Peonies: Meaning and Symbolism

No spring garden would be complete without a peony plant growing in it, filling the air with fragrance. Its delicate appearance, easy-to-care nature,  and intoxicating fragrance make it a coveted flower for bridal bouquets and wedding decor for couples getting married in the spring. The long stems of the peony blooms make them an ideal flower to use in table centerpieces for spring get-togethers. These spring flowers hold deep meanings and symbolism and thanks to greenhouses, we can use peonies year-round to convey messages. The giving or receiving of the peony flower is sending a clear message, read on to discover what they mean and symbolize. Meanings * Freshly opened peony blooms mean good luck. They are an ideal flower to give to...

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How to Grow Peonies

How to grow peonies

Peonies have many great qualities that make them a springtime favorite - peonies are perennial, very fragrant, produce large blooms, are long-lasting cut flowers, low-maintenance, make ideal green foliage plants throughout the summer, and are easy to divide and transplant. It’s hard to find anything negative about this spring beauty so if you have any outdoor planting space, use this guide to plant and grow peonies. You won’t regret it. Choosing the right location Peonies grow best in a sunny location and need at least 6-hours of sunlight every day.  Soil that drains well is also vital to the health of peonies as soggy soil will cause the underground tubers to rot. If you have established peonies that used to produce blooms but no...

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