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Does anyone know anything about peonies?  I have lived in this house four years.  I have two bushes I thought were peonies but I wasn't sure because they never bloomed.  I now know they are peonies because one of the bushes is blooming. It is very pretty. Does anyone have any ideas why they have never bloomed until now and what I can do to make sure they will bloom again next year?

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Peonies will not bloom if they are planted too deeply.  I think they are pretty specific re: their nutrient needs also.  I'll do a google to see if I can find info. for you.  You might try re-homing that one that does not bloom to an other site.  Is it getting lots of sun?  IMO, any plant that is shaded or has tree root competition is at a major disadvantage.  While it may survive, and grow, a plant that does not have such competition will outshine the one that does.  

 

Here you go:  Peony care all in one nicely written article.  https://fredgonsowskigardenhome.com/2011/05/16/my-peonies-dont-wont-bloom/

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Jesus Christ is my pilot.

My husband of 41 years is my best friend and co-pilot.

Enjoying my gardens.  My flock are my garden helpers.

Breeding a winter hearty flock with small combs and colored eggs.

Favorite breeds:  Dominique and EE.  Hatching addict.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1084432/egg-gender-selection-survey

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1013154/byc-member-interview-laz...

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The sun, or lack of it, may be the problem.  I might transplant them this fall.

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The obvious takes a little longer.
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