Season and Color

Season and Color

Learn Season and Color Season Herbaceous peonies bloom at varying times throughout late spring and early summer. The earliest begin blooming in mid-May. The bloom is usually finished by the Summer Solstice, however on a particularly cool year blooms may continue into...
Floral Forms

Floral Forms

Learn Peony Floral Forms   Due to millennia of human selection, peonies today come in a broad range of colors, forms, and fragrances. Wild peonies also come in a variety of colors, but are generally simpler-looking and are considered to have a “single” floral...
Peony History

Peony History

Learn Peony History Today peonies are bred for their extravagant beauty, but the wild, simple-flowered peonies native to China were originally domesticated for their medicinal properties over two thousand years ago. Both herbaceous and tree peonies were used to treat...