Is it necessary to periodically divide peonies?


Is it necessary to periodically divide peonies?


Peonies do not need to be divided on a regular basis.  Peonies can be left undisturbed in the garden for 50 or more years.  However, large peonies can be divided if you want additional plants.  

Learn more about growing peonies in Iowa in this article: Growing Peonies in Iowa


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