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I was curious, having not seen this breed of large flower heads prior. The folks that grow these gave me the name, and yes, they are peonies, a special species. Did I write it down so I would remember…NO, but this is a peony!
Photographed in Spring Glen, New York, USA, June 1, 2010
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  • Myillusions
    Myillusionsabout 4 years ago

    Aren’t they amazing! A very hearty plant. I just learned that this was my dad’s favorite flower. My sister placed these at my dad’s grave over the weekend. I do question why we did not have these in our yard growing up??? Beautiful capture of this flower!

  • They are amazing, perhaps ants were why you did not have them in the gardens…they bring them out in groves!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • KazM
    KazMabout 4 years ago

    Pretty Pink Peony Pictured Perfectly

  • Thanks much Kaz!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 4 years ago

    Wow, stunning color and composition. Beautiful work.

  • Thanks Byron!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful indeed!

  • Thanks much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • biddumy
    biddumyabout 4 years ago
    Although I’m no great shakes at botany, in the U.K,. peony roses are common in June. Therefore, I’m familiar with that type of rose which you have captured beautifully!!!
  • Actually I found out this is a Peony Tree. It has a regular trunk verses a herbaceous root system. Thanks so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 4 years ago

    ♥ Gorgeous colour, fantastic capture !! :D ♥

  • Thanks Evita!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesabout 4 years ago

    What a gorgeous colour, it make a wonderful card and photograph !

  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...about 4 years ago

    Beautiful photograph and capture, a treasure of a find.

  • Thanks Lorraine!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTabout 4 years ago

    So well taken !

  • Thank you very much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • artfulvistas
    artfulvistasabout 4 years ago

    A lovely warm picture of this lovely flower!

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