Peony “Miss America”: description, landing and care

Peonies are truly considered kings of the flower world due to the amazing beauty of large buds and wonderful aroma. There are many variety of varieties of this plant. Peony “Miss America” ​​- one of the most beautiful. He has his own features.


Miss America’s grade stands out among other varieties of snow-white color. The core of the flower decorated with large stamens, saturated yellow. Peonies attract attention to large sizes, some of their flowers can reach 25 cm in diameter. If the plant develops in a comfortable environment, the shrub is covered with a large number of flowers.

At the expense of large sizes and amazing coloring buds have high decorativeness. This species is often used to design gardens and alive plants compositions. Buds after disclosure may differ from each other in shape. The plant has a compact size with a maximum height of 80 cm. Due to massive dense stems, the branches do not bend under the weight of colors. Foliage color Standard for Peonies: Saturated Dark Green.

This is an early many years of grade, which begins to please the flowers already in the last spring month. Shrub is constantly covered by buds for several months. Despite the gentle color, the variety is considered frost-resistant and wonderful in the periods of drought. Peony will fully develop without transplanting for 5-7 years.

Full beauty of the plant reveals on the third year.

Choosing a place

For shrubs, a solar location is ideal for a shrub, however, on a plot with a little darkening, the Peony can also grow perfectly. If the shrubs are not enough natural light, the buds will become small. And also on the site there must be a good air circulation. It is necessary to prevent plant diseases.

It is ultimately not recommended to plant Peony close from other shrubs and trees. The root flower system is large and needs a spacious.

Experienced floweries advise landing shrubs away from buildings, since heat from the walls of buildings has a negative effect on the well-being of peony. The optimal distance between the plant and the construction is 2 m.

The soil

This type is best growing on anchored soil. Suglinous land is wonderful. It is undesirable to plant peonies on sites on which groundwater is located close to the surface. Clay and humus mix in sandy ground. If shrubs are planted into clay soil, it is recommended to add a silent compost, peat and sand.

For the variety, the soil with low pH is perfect. If this indicator is enhanced in the composition of the soil, experienced gardeners add some lime to it. Peat soils for peony are contraindicated. If on your garden plot only such a soil, it is possible to correct the problem with adding organic fertilizers, ash or sand. The plant can take care, but completely will not reveal its beauty.

Rules landing

Professional flowerflowers recommend to prepare the ground for peonies a month before landing. Due to the large-scale root system, deep spacious wells are digging for them. Optimal dimensions – 60×60 cm. In order for the plant to take root in a new place, a pit for a shrub on 2/3 is filled with the following components:

  • peat;
  • humus;
  • sand;
  • Surgeted garden.

All substances are used in equal amounts. It is also recommended to add 300 g of superphosphate and 1 kg of wood ash. After planting the plants, they make a layer of garden land and gently tram.

When performing work, make sure that the lowest businesses of the bush are located above the surface of the Earth at a distance of about 5 cm. When landing several shrubs, rows between peonies need to leave enough free space. Minimum interval – 70 cm.

After landing, the bushes watered.

On one plant spending a bucket of estimated water. If the earth will leave after irrigation, you need to shine a little garden soil.

Do not worry if you do not surprise the flowers throughout the first year after landing shrub. This is a normal state for peony, flower is included in the state of relative rest. In this period, the plant gives all the strength to rooting.


To the shrub fully developed and pleased with large lush flowers, it is necessary to make feeding, periodically water and mulch the soil.

Without these components, decorative properties of the plant are faded.

How to water?

The grade is resistant to drought, but moderately moistened land is considered to be the ideal conditions for the plant.

It is necessary to water peonies 1 or 2 times a week.

Earth moisturizing is especially important when buds begin on the shrub and the flowering process is started.

Do not forget that at this time the shrub especially needs careful care. And it is also necessary to increase the volume of watering. Instead of 1 buckets spend 2 water buckets. In the fall, when flower kidney laying begins, Peony also needs more fluid.

Putting fertilizer

For 2 years after transplanting, nutrients contribute in an extraordinated way. Experienced flower products recommend using special compositions for peonies. “Kemira” or “Baikal-M” is remarkable, many flower products are spoken about.

Upon expiration of the specified period begin to add Mineral type feeders. The first portion of nutrients contribute at the beginning of spring when the earth warms up after frosts. At this time, the shrub forms a green mass. Next time, the feeding is added when buds begins. Next fertilizers are made after the end of flowering. Experts recommend to feed the shrub organic compositions after trimming.


Be sure to carry out the mulching of the soil after transplantation. It is necessary for a comfortable development of plants and protection of it from parasites and pests. Mulch layer make the land around the shrub. Work is desirable to spend in spring or autumn when the flowering process ends. It is best to use the body:

  • sawdust;
  • compost;
  • Redempted straw.


It is recommended to use the shrub division technique to quickly and most securely propagate it. Peonies are used to reproduce, the age of which has from 3 to 4 years. Choose plants with a healthy and well-developed root system. Be sure to inspect the flower for signs of diseases. For reproduction, use only healthy peonies.

The division process is best carried out at the beginning of autumn, when the formation of the kidneys begins.

You need to carefully separate from the maternal shrub a small part with roots. On the shrub for transplanting should be the roots are not shorter than 10 cm. As well as necessarily the presence of several young kidneys.

It is recommended to disinfect the root system using a potassium permanganate solution. It will save the flower from diseases and malicious insects living in the soil. And also use special compositions that can be purchased in the Gardening Store.

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