5 Simple Steps to Mastering Cut Peony Care
First, when buying cut peonies, look for peony buds that haven’t fully opened yet and are in what is known as the “marshmallow stage.”
when home, snip them at a 45-degree angle, allowing maximum water absorption.
Remove the foliage that will sit below the water line.
For longer lasting blooms, change the water every couple of days.
"To maintain the overall beauty of your peonies, you can gently plucking away any brown petals that appear."
Troubleshoot early wilting by submerging the whole stem in water for 30 minutes.
Be sure to keep cut peony arrangements out of direct sunlight.
Mix peonies with other beauties like hydrangea, lisianthus, tulips and roses.
Arranging tip: Dont be afraid to use unusual containers like this pitcher.
So grab your pruning shears and head to the garden to bring in some beautiful peonies to enjoy inside!
You will be glad you did!
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