NOID Peony

marricgardensJuly 21, 2011

I haven't been on theis forum for a while, I've been mostly on the daylily and iris forums. My loss. Like everyone else, my garden is suffering from both heat and now wind burn. At least the wind seems to make it more bearable out in the garden. Here are some pictures of what's blooming in my garden now. Marg

Betty WArren Woods triplets

Elegant Candy clump

New to my garden is Sunshine City. It is putting on quite a show.

Aramis always puts on a good show.

Domin is also another show stopper.

Here is a peony I bought at a local Hort. sale. I don't know which one it is but it sure looks nice. Anyone know its name?

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Ginny McLean_Petite_Garden

Peony could be Doreen. It has red stems and thinner leaves.

Love the pics! Look very lush considering the heat you guys have been experiencing. :) TFS

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 9:40AM
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Pudge 2b

Beautiful! I love that dark daylily - very showy. I personally find it difficult to get dark anything to pop in the garden but you've certainly accomplished that. Elegant Candy is really pretty, too.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 10:36AM
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marricgardens

Thanks. Despite the heatwave we're having, things aren't looking to bad. We have to water 2-3 hours a night. BTW, if the peony is Doreen, that means I now have 2 of them! My other one is just a baby that had it's first flower this year. Thought they looked similar but wasn't sure. Tomorrow I'll bug you guys with pictures of my seedlings and get you to critique them. Marg

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 10:41AM
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Ginny McLean_Petite_Garden

There are so many peonies that look similar to that one that you almost need to see them side by each to inspect them closely. The stem color narrows it down as well as the leaf shape on other similar ones. :)

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 11:27AM
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north53 Z1b MB(zone 1b Canada)

We've gone from 30 degree weather down to 13 with strong winds and driving rain, 2 inches and counting so far. So enjoy your heatwave, things can change!

I like that peony and both the dark coloured daylilies.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 1:11PM
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marricgardens

They're saying that there's a slight chance of rain tonight. Any moisture would be welcome, not to mention the cooler temps! We already have had a few really windy periods, the ones that last only a few minutes but can lift 50 lb. blocks!

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 2:06PM
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savona(z2bBCCanada)

Gorgeous daylilies Marg.I have a noid daylily that is close to your Sunshine City one for colour, I love it! I am no help IDing your peony, I cant even ID my own noids...lol..Jean

    Bookmark   July 22, 2011 at 4:29PM
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