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The Short, Beautiful Life Of Peonies

Irina Iriser
They’re spectacular, they smell amazing, and they don’t last long. We're talking about peonies.";s:

Every spring they burst forth, usually in late May or early June.

On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by Extension horticulturist Richard Jauron and Aaron Steil of Reiman Gardens to talk about the many different types of peonies and how to care for them.


  • Aaron Steil, assistant director of Reiman Gardens
  • Richard Jauron, ISU Extension horticulture specialist

Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa