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Peculiar tree peony blooms

Posted by java.sparrow IL6 (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 19, 13 at 16:07

I have been growing various tree peonies for around fifteen years or so. This one went into a new garden two years ago. This was its first bloom, and it is not what I thought I was getting at all... in fact, I've never seen one that looked like this. Anybody have an idea what is going on here?


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RE: Peculiar tree peony blooms

Wow, how disappointing, I haven't seen anything like it. Hope it is just a one time thing


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RE: Peculiar tree peony blooms

It is one kind of Japanese tree peony.
Below is a picture of the Japanese website

Here is a link that might be useful: Japanese tree Peony

This post was edited by littlebin on Fri, Jun 21, 13 at 1:37


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RE: Peculiar tree peony blooms

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It looks like a very healthy plant with a really different flower from what we expect. Enjoy having a peony that will contrast with all your others. Al


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RE: Peculiar tree peony blooms

It is very healthy, and it is indeed not anything like my others, but it has its own appeal. If it matures into something like that Japanese plant on the website above, I will be plenty happy with it! Thank you!


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RE: Peculiar tree peony blooms

This Japanese tree peony called ' 胡蝶の舞' in Japanese, meaning 'butterfly dancing', I google and found a lot of images for you:

http://blogimg.goo.ne.jp/user_image/3b/90/535c7671e07bef7531db14cc6793ce64.jpg

http://blogimg.goo.ne.jp/user_image/15/01/0f0438e1f817169295b689d85bb68d95.jpg

http://blogimg.goo.ne.jp/user_image/38/01/0c940b5075b1738402509d5b0fb61d1e.jpg

http://blogimg.goo.ne.jp/user_image/55/90/0a140129e024e7dafc967b55be6c1f0b.jpg

The following is the link of the Google images:

Here is a link that might be useful: This Japanese tree Peony in Google images


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