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How to Store Peonies to Control When They'll Bloom


| 5/17/2010 12:56:37 PM


Follow these simple steps to preserve peonies in your refrigerator until you're ready to display them.

Peonies

 

1. Harvest peonies in their bud stage when the green sepals are separated, revealing the petal color, and the buds are at least an inch in diameter.

2. Wrap bunched stems in clear plastic and seal the ends to prevent the flowers from drying out.



3. Use rubber bands to store bunches of five or ten peonies.

piotkat@earthlink.net
5/24/2010 8:07:57 PM

Will refrigerating the peonies take care of the ants/bugs that always seem to come out of them?






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