peony garden

  1. 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.

  2. May 19, 2022

    Upjohn family gift honors Peony Garden flowers’ original donor

    W.E. Upjohn’s family has come together on the 100th anniversary of his initial gift of peonies in 1922 with a donation of $2 million to name the garden 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 12, 2020

    Nichols Arboretum cancels 2020 peony celebration

    The historic peony garden at Nichols Arboretum at U-M, which has bloomed every spring for nearly 100 years, will do so without any visitors but will offer virtual sightings of the bloom.

  6. 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.