Heathermoor Peonies located just outside Latrobe have been growing peonies since 2006. Andrew Craigie, along with his son William and daughter Andrea tend to their 8000 plants throughout the year and hand pick buds from mid November to early December.
These delightful flowers have a short season and Heathermoor Peonies typically attend Harvest for 3-5 weekends each year from mid-November with bunches of flowers in various shades of pink and white. Rootstock is available in early May.
In 2019 Heathermoor Peonies started using plastic-free packaging.
The season for these beautiful herbaceous peonies is short but their attractive appearance and long vase life makes them a popular cut flower.
Peonies are a herbaceous plant that the foliage dies down in autumn. Usually the roots of the plant remain in the ground until the following year when new stems grow. In spring new stems grow from buds or eyes that formed on the roots the previous autumn.
When a plant is moved it takes a year or two for the plant to establish and begin to produce flowers again. When herbaceous peonies are sold they are best sold as bare root stock divisions in late autumn / early winter.
Peony plants like frost, sunshine and most soil types. Our native wildlife does not eat our peonies; we have possums and wallabies. Peony roses are well suited to the Tasmanian home gardener; once established a plant should provide a magnificent bunch of peony flowers each year.
Contact Heathermoor Peonies
Phone: 0418 144 040