I Love Peonies

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    The Best Flowers In My Garden

    Though not the best perfumes, at least they have got a perfume. I find it a little bitter smelling though. But otherwise they are the perfect flower. They are long lived, have beautiful foliage, good autumn colour, don't take up much space, can be divided, and best of all have...
    Handed Handed
    41-45, F
    Aug 30, 2012

    I Love Peonies

    The house I grew up in had 2 pink Peony bushes on the side of the house. I can remember exactly how they smelled and looked and felt when I was little. Now, as an adult, just seeing a picture of a Peony reminds me of my childhood and how determined I was at that time. After...
    QueenD QueenD
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2008

    Where Did It Go?

    I planted a large root ball from 'gramma's pretties' in MY yard in 2002.  It bloomed small, yet beautifully the first spring!  I have trimmed it down every autumn and it's come back larger every spring since with little maintenance...the biggest problem I've had so far is the...
    AnaMosity AnaMosity
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2012

    I Only Got Two Blooms On My Peony Last Spring

    I have about 13 plants of different varieties but 4 of them are heirloom peonies from my mothers garden wall. They surprise me because I have always read that peonies like full sun and these have managed to survive and thrive under almost full shade. I dug some out last year and...
    Peregrin Peregrin
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Feb 15, 2011
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