Peony Plant
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trimming peonies

Zone el paso,illinois 61738 | Anonymous added on June 1, 2017 | Answered

Can trimming peonies in late May kill them? I wanted to cut some of them back because they were getting to thick in my flower garden. I have other shrubs and plants in the the garden also.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 1, 2017

Pruning should take place after your plants have finished flowering.

Here are some articles that will help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/peony/peony-pruning.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/peony/dividing-peony-plants.htm

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