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Peonies perennial shrubs 

Peonies are a good time to grow and many of its species are present, so it is possible to get confused. This is a very popular plant which is available in both herbs and trees. In addition, hybrid peonies are also available in the nursery.
Itoh intersectional peonies are a hybrid cross between a bush peony and a tree peony, they are often known as Itoh peonies. Peonies are exceptionally pleasant aroma, its flowers make any garden attractive. These are perennial shrubs and display their growth habitat.

Attractive leaves and flowers. Intersectional Peonies stand in any season, they do not need staking. Perennial bush Peonies their growth habited and display its attractive leaves and flowers. Intersectional peonies can stand in any season, they do not require staking. Follow the detailed instructions given by Nature Bring for how to develop Itoh Peonies in your garden.

About Itoh Peonies

Itoh Peonies In the 1900s, people ridiculed the idea of cross-breeding; it got different species and incompatible mind. But in 1948, Japan’s horticulture expert Dr. ToichiItoh made seven hybrid trees by crossing the Peony tree with the second herb peony  with a tireless effort. But the point of regret is that Dr. ToichiItoh died before it blossomed. After this, the American horticulture expert forwarded it to work.

Classification

Scientific name                   Paeonia

Common name                   Peony

Plant type                            Flower

Sun required                        Full Sun

Soil                                       Loamy soil, Moist soil

Soil PH                                  6.5-7.5

Flower color                          Yellow, coral, pink, red and white

Blooming Time                      Late Spring

Zone                                       3-7

Growing time

The best time to apply Peonies is Spring or Summer. Herbs peonies can also be planted in spring and fall. They preferred soil and 6 hours of sunlight.

Location and soil

You can easily add all peonies to your garden. Select such places for the Peonies, where the position of the Sun is direct. Do not place peony in cold or low light areas, otherwise, the plants will become weak and the flowers will get less. For this hot and dry spring and the shadowy place in the afternoon is most suitable. They prefer loamy and well-drained soil. Science this humidified soil is suitable, but water should not be logged in the soil. They are tolerant of the long pH soil range, but soil pH 6.5 to 7.5 is suitable.

Planting

  • The best time for bare-root planting is from late fall to early spring, do not plant in the frozen solid ground. Bare-root planting is most suitable between October-January and March to May in New Jersey.
    In the growing season of May-June, planted in containers in pennies, it is very easy to plant and usually can be applied in any season.
  • As soon as you start receiving Peonies, it should be planted in the spring. Plant it out before the cold or fall arrives.
  • If you bare-root planting in the spring, it may be possible to get the lowest growth product above the ground in the first year. And if you plant it in the containers, the leaves will die and the buds will dry out, but there is nothing to worry about, it is normal.

Propagation

The most successful and easy way to propagate Peonies is to the division. Root division or grafting is the only way to propagate this. By planting peony seeds, new varieties will arise. Peonies japonica, woodland peony is an exception which will create seeds and which is similar to the original plant and can be propagated by seeds.

Container Planting

If you wish to grow peonies in containers, you should plant them in the deepest depth. For proper hydration, keep the roots in cold water for 15-20 minutes. Before transplanting, make a  twofold bigger pit in the soil from the root ball, and add mixed compost. For the proper development of the plant, the distance between plants should be 3 feet.

Water and fertilizer

  • Do not overdo the watering or over-fertilizing, whether or not you are growing peonies fast.
  • Do not use too many nitrogen-rich fertilizers, Due to this, the development of leaves will be faster than flowers.
  • Young plants need fertilizer almost 1 month after development.
  • Unless the root system of the plant is established itself, this plant needs regular water in very dry season. After installation of the plant, it requires very little water and maintenance. If you think that your plant is nutritiously weak, then dress the compost around the plant, it will not harm and enrich the soil.

Pruning

They require very little pruning, however, sorting frees the diseases and promotes new growth. It is not necessary to maintain the shape of bush plants. Herbaceous is tender-stemmed that die naturally in the fall and become regrow again in spring. It is not necessary to maintain the shape of bush plants. Remove the faded flowers, and cut back the leaves in the fall.

Pests and disease

Its grow very strongly, hence these are disease registries. Peony disease Botrytis or gray mold is its dangerous diseases, which are often due to cold and frequent wetting.  This is a fungal disease that appears in the form of spots on leaves or stems. Immediately cut and destroy affected stem and leaves, Commercial fungicides spray is also beneficial. For prevention, good air circulation and sunlight should come around the plant. Give the plant water early, do not wet the leaves.

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