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  1. Why are there ants on my peonies?

    Ants are attracted to and eat the sweet nectar secreted by the peony bud.  Ants do not harm the plants, and the plants do not require ants to open. 
     
    Before taking peony flowers into your house, you can turn them upside-down in a bucket of water to get the ants off.

    September 7, 2012

  2. Andrew Mueglig

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    February 9, 2016

  3. Perfection

    1921-B014:11 Symposium II rating: 8.7

    1923-SPN:345

    1928-B:32 Double. 8.5 (Sym. 1921). Pink.

    1928-B-d:095 Double type; large; midseason. Bright rose-pink, paling toward tips of the long, shaggy petals of the very loose, flat flowers; fragrance poor. Medium height; floriferous; good stems and foliage. Young plants produce...

    February 9, 2016

  4. Bin Di Lian

    February 9, 2016

  5. Mr. G. F. Hemerik

    February 9, 2016

  6. Dr. Upjohn's 160th Birthday!

    Join us in appreciating Dr. Upjohn...

    May 2, 2013

  7. A Note on Photography

    The peony photographs were and continue to be taken for educational and documentary purposes. All photographs are of accessioned plants in our living collection. We appreciate the significant photography work contributed by volunteers, advisors, students, faculty, and staff at the University of Michigan’s Nichols Arboretum and Matthaei...

    April 11, 2017

  8. Heirloom Annuals

     

    Heirloom Annuals

    An heirloom plant is an open-pollinated cultivated variety (cultivar) that has been grown for many years and is often handed down through families. (Open-pollinated plants are pollinated by birds, insects, wind, and other natural mechanisms.) The commonly accepted cut off date for heirloom plants is...

    October 4, 2012

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    February 5, 2016

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    February 5, 2016

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