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everything's coming up peonies...

Friday, 15 Jun 12 Cloudy 22°C / 72°F

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Peonies are in full bloom… at least a week early, I think. This, of course, means heavy rain will come. Always happens, it seems. Oh well… more peonies for the house.

The vase contains Gilbert Wild, Red Magic & Festiva Maxima. All three are supposidly fragrant and while the second two have a delightful rose scent, Gilbert Wild has a somewhat chemically kind of scent. There’s scent all right… I just don’t particulary care for it. But the other two have made up for it in
spades and the entire living room is filled with the scent of rugosa roses.

I thought Duchess de Nemours was white but mine is soft pink. I’m wondering if it was mislabled. Likely so…

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Peony, Duchess de Nemours

Paeonia lactiflora

Blooming

Peony, Kansas

Paeonia lactiflora

Blooming

Peony, Sarah Bernhart

Paeonia lactiflora

Blooming

Peony, Shirley Temple

Paeonia lactiflora

Blooming

Peony, Festiva Maxima

Paeonia lactiflora

Blooming

Peony, Red Magic

Paeonia

Blooming

Peony, Gilbert Wild

Paeonia

Blooming

Comments

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    amazing bouquet!

    Posted on 15 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • Mamabluestem

    Mamabluestem wrote:

    Wow, those are some beautiful peonies. Sigh, I wish they bloomed for a longer time!

    Posted on 15 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • seeingreen

    seeingreen wrote:

    Beautiful!

    Posted on 16 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • rainymountain

    rainymountain wrote:

    Sarah Bernhart is lovely.

    Posted on 16 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • Amarylis

    Amarylis wrote:

    Peonies are such beautiful flowers & yours are no exception! I was watching a gardening programme on the BBC a couple of days ago & it was being held at a gardening show. We were shown some very lovely Peonies there! If I had a garden, instead of a balcony, I think I’d like to grow them!

    Posted on 17 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • Motherhen

    Motherhen wrote:

    So pretty! I love peonies

    Posted on 17 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • LouiseM

    LouiseM wrote:

    Just drooling over my keyboard looking at these. To say they’re exquisite scarcely seems adequate….

    Posted on 24 Jun 12 (about 2 years ago)

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