<p>by Amanda<\/p><a href="http:\/\/www.americanmeadows.com\/perennials\/peony"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6937" alt="peony-blog" src="\/media\/wpuploads\/sites\/3\/2015\/03\/peony-blog.jpg" width="470" height="314" \/><\/a>\r\n\r\n<a href="http:\/\/www.americanmeadows.com\/perennials\/peony">Peony blooms<\/a> are some of the most rewarding, fragrant treats of the spring garden and make for amazing cut bouquets. Wish your cut Peony blooms would last longer? Try our simple growing tip for longer-lasting cut flowers!\r\n\r\nTo enjoy gorgeous, fragrant <a href="http:\/\/www.americanmeadows.com\/perennials\/peony">Peony blooms<\/a> after they've finished in the garden, cut several stems with large buds before they have opened up. Place them in a plastic bag and store in the refrigerator. They will keep this way for several weeks and when you're ready, bring them out and place in a vase. Shortly after, the blooms will open up and you can enjoy the show once again! This method is also bug-free.\r\n\r\nDo you have any tips on how to prolong cut flowers, Peonies or other varieties? Please share them in the comments below or on our <a href="https:\/\/www.facebook.com\/AmericanMeadows">Facebook page. <\/a>Happy Gardening!