Peony Plant
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Peonies are dying.

Zone 27616 | Gibdavis added on September 14, 2019 | Answered

I bought these in the spring from a good nursery but they are dying. Any idea what might be wrong with them and how I can make them well again? I presume it is some type of fungus.

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    GKH_Susan
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    Answered on September 16, 2019

    Prevention is the best course for treating fungal diseases. Clean up any leaf litter around the plant to reduce the spores overwintering. Trim off the leaves and discard in trash. It should return next spring. You may want to contact the local extension office to be sure it isn't a virus, which it would not survive.

    Here are more tips and disease analysis.
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/peony/treating-spotted-peony-leaves.htm

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