Peonies, Peonies, Peonies

8 Bloomin' marvelous facts about Peonies!

1. When explorer Marco Polo first discovered Peonies he described them as "Roses as big as cabbages" we think Marco should have smelt them as they sure don't smell like cabbages!!

2. Peonies grow to be super big, up to 10 inches depending on the variety

3. They are the national floral symbol of China and the state flower of Indiana - cool eh!

4. They are the 12th wedding anniversary flower

5. Once you plant a peony plant it can live to be up to 100 years old!

6. Peonies come in every color except blue!

7. They natively grow here in North America, Southern Europe and Asia. 

8. They are known as a northern flower because they prefer harsher temperatures!


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