General MacMahon Peony: Paeonia - 1GAL Pot
Paeonia 'General MacMahon' is a luxurious peony with large double flowers in shades of deep red. It is a reliable and showstopping perennial.
Caring for Paeonia, commonly known as peonies, involves providing them with the right growing conditions and regular maintenance. Peonies prefer full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil enriched with organic matter. Plant them in a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. Water the plants deeply but infrequently, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Peonies are generally drought-tolerant once established. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds. Support the heavy blooms with stakes or cages to prevent them from flopping over. Deadhead spent flowers to promote continued blooming and remove any yellow or damaged leaves. Avoid excessive fertilizer as it can lead to weak stems. Peonies are generally resistant to pests and diseases, but keep an eye out for any signs of trouble. With proper care, your peonies will reward you with their stunning, fragrant blooms and add elegance and beauty to your garden or landscape.