Peony Heaven


peoniesIn our family, when something is abundant we call it _________ heaven.  For the last couple of weeks, peony heaven describes the bounty that has existed in the garden.

peony bouquetThese beautiful blooms don’t last long especially if there is rain that weights them down, so I cannot resist cutting a few every day.

IMG_1497In a variety of containers, they are placed on every flat surface in the house

IMG_1509from the kitchen

IMG_1508to the bathrooms.

IMG_1446Their variations amaze me.  There are tree peonies the blooms of which remind me of a ballerina’s tutu.

Peonies come in  shades of pink ranging from bubblegum pink to luscious fuchsia.

white peonyThere are whites, some with layered petals reminding of ruffles,

IMG_1435others flat with yellow centers and tinges of pink.

IMG_1565What is sad is that these beauties last for such a short while, but even as they fade and petals drop I see them as works of art.

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13 thoughts on “Peony Heaven

  1. entertainingwomen July 7, 2018 — 5:50 pm

    I adore my peonies. They have a really short season here, too; they are already gone in these parts. Yours are gorgeous. Thanks for inviting us for a peek. CherryKay

    1. They provide plenty of joy in their shirt life.

  2. Peonies are so short-lived, but their blooms are amazing. These are gorgeous shots, Linda!

    1. Easy to take pretty photos of beauty.

  3. Teresa S. Fowler July 7, 2018 — 8:33 pm

    Your peonies are beautiful. Ours were all gone by the time we arrived. Enjoy them!

    1. Peonies are fleeting beauties.

  4. My Way Home Life July 8, 2018 — 9:58 am

    So enjoyed your pictures of peony heaven. 😊 Mine were here and gone weeks ago in the Midwest, sadly.

    1. How we wish they lasted longer.

  5. Gorgeous peonies. I am so envious! Yours are beautiful. Enjoy!

  6. And, OH, the lovely fragrance! Yours photos are works of art, Linda!

  7. nice collection of flowers. the doll made added a nice element.

    1. Peonies never take a bad photo!

      1. it’s rare but it happens.

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