Monday, April 2, 2007

Peonies, 2007

This Spring has been glorious in the garden!  The Dogwood is going crazy.  The Wisteria is sweetly decorating the patio.  But!

My favorite plant is the Tree Peony in the front courtyard.  The flowers are between 5 and 6 inches across.


You can click on the picture to see many Peony snapshots taken yesterday afternoon.

This year we have had a warm, dry Spring.  It would have been better to get more rain.  Californians have multi-year droughts in their minds when we get below average rainfall in any year.  But, if you ignore the ominous lack of water and just think about how beautiful the flowers look when they have not been drenched with Spring rain....

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