1. June 10, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — The roots of U-M’s peony garden

    In 1922, as he neared his 70th birthday, William E. Upjohn approached the U-M Board of Regents with an offer of “a very valuable collection of peonies.”

  2. June 16, 2022

    U-M doctoral candidate creates sonic interaction with peonies

    “Hybrid Cultivars,” created by U-M doctoral candidate Alexis Lamb, consists of 27 single-pipe chimes installed throughout the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden.

  3. June 8, 2021

    The bloom is on the peonies at the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden

    The Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden is bursting with color and is expected to continue blooming through mid-June. View photos from a recent day in the garden.

  4. May 19, 2021

    Historic Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden is open this year

    Following a pandemic year in which visitors were asked to stay away, the nearly 100-year-old peony garden in Nichols Arboretum is open to the public and getting ready to bloom.

  5. May 23, 2018

    Bloom season underway at arboretum’s historic peony garden

    The Nichols Arboretum peony garden has begun its annual transformation from green shoots to waves of white, pink and red as it bursts into nearly 10,000 blooms.