Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wordless Wednesday. Big, Blowsy and Beautiful.

In the greenhouse. And in the garden, tree peonies.  But most beautiful and precious of all are my three babies all grown up .    

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In a Vase on Monday. Party Dress.

My tree peony bloom is wearing a party dress of the finest, shimmering silk. As there are more than twenty blooms this year I have picked one for a vase. I feel I should polish the table, get out the silver … Continue reading

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The Darling Buds of May.

The fabulous Paeonia rockii now has to be called Paeonia ‘Gansu Mudan’ which means tree peony from the Gansu district of China.  For details see my post Paeonia suffruticosa ssp. rockii. The most desirable one is the white one with the maroon blotch. … Continue reading

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