Miss America's pure-white blossoms complement the bright red petals of America. Old-fashioned Mons. Jules Elie yields mounds of fragrant, pink bombs.
Coral Sunset and Coral Charm show the amazing variation among coral peonies. Cytherea's rosy flowers
and strong stems inspire indoor arrangements.
The delicate pink of the single peony Dresden plays well near the pure-white petals
of Silver Shell. The watermelon-pink of Kansas holds well even in bright sun.
Tree peonies Fire Flame, Floral Rivalry, and Guardian of the Monastery begin blooming when early
herbaceous peonies are still flowering.
Tree peony Kamata Brocade produces huge purple blooms. Joseph Rock's Tree Peony is as
hardy here as in its native Tibet. Flight of Cranes suggests a delicate double rose.
Pure-pink blossoms of Pink Water Lily glow in semi-shade. The lemon-yellow blooms of tree peony High Noon surprise and delight. Leda's dark central flares reveal Rock's Peony heritage.
Raspberry flares decorate each lavender flower of Anna Marie, and a pink-on-pink Fuji Island blossom measures eight inches. Fringes adorn the pure-white petals of semidouble Jeweled Screen.
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