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  • STARTSep 25th - 11:00am

  • ENDSep 25th - 3:30pm



MPS Fundraising Peony Auction

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Open to the public, no admission fee!
We would love to have you be a member but this event is open to all. Cash, check or credit card accepted  for winning bids.


Bachman’s Heritage Room
Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Bachman’s on Lyndale in located just a few blocks north of the 35W and Crosstown interchange
Due to ongoing COVID 19 issues, Bachmans is asking that attendees use precautions as necessary. They ask that masks are  worn when the Heritage Room exceeds 25 people in attendance. You may bring your own snacks or water. Patricks Bakery Cafe is open.


11:30 am: Presentation on fall peony care including a demonstration on dividing peony roots

Learn what to do with your peonies in the fall. There will also be a demonstration on how to dig and clean roots prior to dividing them. There will be details on the best methods to divide roots from lactifloras to hybrids and intersectionals. Different tools and methods of tackling the toughest roots and easy divisions will be displayed.

12:30 pm: MPS Business Meeting

The annual fall business meeting will be held to present old and new business. This is also an election year

1:00 pm: Root Auction Fund Raiser

There will be a wide variety of color and flower form and a number of very hard-to-find collectible peonies. From lactifloras to hybrids to intersectional/Itoh’s and tree peonies, we’ll have something for everyone! Donations come from growers and members alike. Digging plants this fall? Contact the Root Auction chair or use the contact page.

The goal of MPS is to acquire healthy named varieties to promote the interest in peonies by acquainting buyers with growers from around the country. We strive to bring an unique sampling of peonies to demonstrate the availability of varieties while bringing together fellow peony enthusiasts. The bidding process is exciting and fun. 

The following is a partial list of peony roots that will be in this years auction:

Old Rose Dandy

Lois’s Choice

Sonoma YeDo


White Innocence

West Elkton



Lemon Chiffon

Eliza Lundy

Lady Gay

Yellow Doodle Dandle (Yumi)

Pink Hawaiian Coral


Candy Stripe


Capital Dome

Lotus Bloom

Sonoma Halo


Roy Pehrsons Best Yellow

Pink Princess


See you there!





Bachman’s on Lyndale
6010 Lyndale Ave South, Minneapolis, 55419, United States.
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(612) 861-7600