Fortunately for my non-gardening Facebook friends, since I have been garden blogging this past year, they no longer have to endure endless gratuitous Peony shots. But it's that time of Spring, when my species, Chinese and Japanese tree peonies are just beginning to bloom. So there will be lots of pictures. Below are the handful of early ones that are currently doing their thing.
|Paeonia suffruticosa 'Seidei 聖代' (Glorious Reign)|
The herbaceous peonies are still a few weeks out - that will be a later installment. I'm getting giddy with anticipation for my upcoming splurge at Adleman Peony Gardens.
|Paeonia suffruticosa 'Bai Xue Ta 白雪塔' (White Snow Tower)|
|Paeonia suffruticosa in the evening sun.|
|Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima Nishiki 岛锦'|
|Paeonia suffruticosa in bud|
|Paeonia ostii 'Feng Dan Bai 鳳丹白' (Phoenix White) in bud - almost like a Rose.|
|Paeonia suffruticosa 'Seidei 聖代' - The foliage is stunning too.|
|Paeonia suffruticosa 'Seidei 聖代'|