Sep 21, Soft-stemmed perennials like peonies can be propagated by cuttings- provided that you cut far enough down the stem. Choose a day when the soil is moist, not dry, to start; if peony roots dry out, the plant will be set back and may not bloom next season.
The 'common knowledge' is that herbaceous peonies will not propagate from stem cuttings, root cuttings are required. That being said, a few years back I tried to root an herbaceous cutting and with application of rooting hormone, some roots did form on the cutting.
Apr 06, Bookmark. balvenie Marysville, WA (Zone 7a) Jul 14, Claire, Peony root cuttings of a few varieties will root,also by division and grafting."Peonies" by Allan Rogers, Timber Press, ISBN has a section on propagation. Post # Jun 22, When you are propagating peony plants, you should use a strong knife and cut the roots all the way back to only about 6 inches (15 cm.) from the crown.
Again, this is because the crown grows into the peony and dividing peony plants requires a crown on each piece you plant.
You will want to make sure each piece has at least one crown bud. Planting calendar for Annandale, Virginia.
Find the best dates for planting and transplanting vegetables and fruit! Our free planting guide calculates the best dates for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors, and for transplanting seedlings to the garden- all customized to your location. Based on frost dates and planting zones. Nov 24, The peony plant can be easily grown from retailed bare root peony. Peonies are sometimes called peony roots because growing them from tuberous roots is a common practice.
Peonies are commonly grown in household gardens.