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Peony plant will it survive outside

I left a young peony out last summer in the ground, it didnt look healthy so I dug it up a few weeks back to put in a pot in shelter, will it be ok?


  • Hi @mandy.andrew and welcome to the forum 😊

    Herbaceous peonies  die down in late summer ... that’s probably why yours looked a bit iffy. It would’ve been fine left where it was. They’re perfectly hardy. 

    Plant yours again when the soil begins to warm in the spring ... mid to late March should be fine. Be careful not to plant it any deeper than it was before ... they hate that. Apart from that they’re tough as old boots. 
    Enjoy 😊 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Thank you for your comments.  Sounds like I should have left it in the ground  Never mind, fingers crossed it will be ok

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