Asked June 2, 2019, 9:35 PM EDT

When can I or should I cut back the foliage on my peonies? They have bloomed.

Prince George's County Maryland

1 Response

You can remove faded flowers during the bloom period and cut out any damaged stems or unhealthy looking leaves.

In late fall cut the foliage to the ground and compost. If you had an issue with leaf spot, discard in the trash.