Sunlight and Soil Select a location that receives at least six hours of sunshine. They prefer well-draining soil, so consider amending heavy clay soil with compost or sand to improve drainage.
Planting Guidelines Discover the secret to successful peony blooms by ensuring they are planted at the correct depth. Plant them with the top of the peony root around 2 inches below the soil surface.
Preventing Peony Flops As your peonies grow, provide adequate support to prevent them from toppling over. Peony rings, stakes, or even tomato cages can help support the stems.