Peony Time

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Here is my Bartzella peony.  It’s got a ton of buds.  It gets bigger and better every year.

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This pink peony sent a huge, woody root up to the surface last year.  I didn’t believe that it was going to come back, but it sent up a single stem with four buds.  I suppose it will begin to regenerate now that the old, dead wood is out of the way.

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This one is called Coral Supreme.  The photo is sort of blurry.  For some reason, my camera wouldn’t auto-focus on it.  Maybe it’s camera shy.

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I’ve got two giant clumps of these pink peonies, collapsing under their own weight.

There are still three more that haven’t bloomed yet.  We’re two or three weeks behind with a lot of these flowers.  Next week it’s supposed to get hot, so maybe things will catch up.  I hope so!  I’ve got some annuals that seem to be suffering.  We could use a day or two of rain, too.  My lawn looks like hell.