Peony Power


Sunday was so sweltering here in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut that I decided to cut all my blooming peony flowers from their bushes. I figured they’d last longer and be more appreciated in the cool of the indoors. If I was to leave them in the heat all day they for sure would have perished, gone to petals on the ground before anyone else even knew they had existed. I left the tightly closed buds for a second round of picking and added some allium as filler to complete the big bouquet. Three days later, and they are still looking fine, filling our house with the most wonderful peony fragrance.

and closer still…

i love these flowers!

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