Peonies – Joy of June

June 2, 2014 at 8:19 pm 2 comments

Peonies - Joy of June

Peonies – Joy of June

It’s June again, and with great joy I find once more the fresh-cut peonies at Trader Joe’s. The lush buds in white, pink or fuschia are here for a blink of the eye and then PUFF! gone again until next season.

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  • 1. Ann Calhoun  |  June 3, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Mantillija poppies and peonies are two of the most overripe, outlandish, over-the-top, Drama Queen, drop dead flowers. I love them. Soooooooo beautiful and their brief appearance, like apple blossoms, makes them even more precious to revel in their beauty. Thanks for sharing these gorgeous blooms!

  • 2. S. L. Gore  |  June 3, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    I forget from year to year their musty fragrance. Kind of cloying, old-fashioned scent.


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