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Botanical name: Paeonia

Slow-growing but rewarding, peonies are aristocratic plants with a brief but keenly anticipated flowering in late spring to early summer. Bowl-shaped, white, cream, pink, yellow or red flowers, often spicily scented, are either loosely crammed with petals or more open.

Browse peonies

Tree peonies

Intersectional (Itoh) peonies

Herbaceous peonies

Peonies we recommend

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