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Friday, May 21, 2010

Bowl of Beauty Peonies-Part Two

In this case the sequel is even better! I'm joining Fertilizer Friday and Pink Saturday with this post. I mentioned that the two twigs I bought in a box from Walmart produced different flowers, I believe this is the "real" Bowl of Beauty peony - just spectacular!
The really fun news is, they bloom a couple weeks apart for an extended show!
As they open up I'll add more pics.
Have a happy day!

38 comments:

  1. I am waiting for mine to bloom! Hope the look as beautiful as yours do!

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  2. Peonies-JOY JOY they are my absolute favorite. Beautiful.

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  3. I am doing peonies for Pink Saturday and Mosaic Monday. They are absolutely one of my favorites.

    Carol

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  4. I really like 'Bowl of Beauty' peony... especially because they are shorter and don't generally flop... the ability to stand on their own has become a basic requirement for me with any new peony investments! Larry

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  5. LOVE your peony but am looking for information as to where they are "happiest" planted. I have a Sarah Bernhardt that has never bloomed...but I'm sure it's not happy with me.
    Thanks,
    Gwen

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  6. Hi!
    Very pretty! My Peonies are just budding. Hopefully I'll have blooms this week as it's suppose to warm up. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Sherrie's Stuff
    http://sherrie-plummer.blogspot.com/2010/05/fertilizer-friday.html

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  7. I have those same peonies and they are so pretty. Mine haven't opened up yet but soon...real soon.
    Thanks for stopping by.

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  8. aloha,

    you have beautiful spring blooms coming out today, i love this peony, its huge

    thanks for sharing it today

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  9. Lovely Peioni - The color is so pretty! paual in IDaho

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  10. My peony open at different times also .. isn't it fun to enjoy these beauties?

    I am following you, pop over for a visit.

    Have a fantastic weekend.
    TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

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  11. These are truly one of the most beautiful flowers I've ever seen! I think you have a green thumb!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  12. Those are really pretty. I have never seen peonies as pretty as those. You got them at Walmart? I think I am going to have to go and visit Walmart really soon. Now, where to put peonies....

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  13. Your peonies are gorgeous. I've never tried them. I'm gonna have to try some.

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  14. I have never seen a peony like that at all, so lovely!

    Happy Pink Saturday.

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  15. Your peonies are lovely. Love the color. Happy Pink Saturday

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  16. Good morning Lynn, I am trying to fit in some visiting before I leave for the plant sale. Thanks for your comment and identifying my flowers. I know you are correct. Some garden club member huh? HA!

    Your peonies are gorgeous. My mother always grew them in her 'picking' garden. She grew flowers to pick for the house. Peonies were my favorite flowers to pick and they made the most beautiful bouquet. We had lunch at a French Cafe yesterday and there were two huge bouquets of them. Pinks and white. I needed my camera. What kind of blogger am I? sigh!

    Happy pink Saturday.
    Hugs, Jeanne

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  17. Hi, Lynn!

    I love peonies more than anything. They are perfect for Pink Saturday, too! Speaking of which, I hope you are having a happy one!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  18. wow...those are very pretty!!! thanks for flaunting them with me this week! I do hope you will join in again

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  19. Lovely, I enjoyed my visit to your blog. Wishing you happiness, Katherine

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  20. Beautiful peonies, and I love your pig theme.

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  21. They are absolutely gorgeous! I planted Bowl Of Beauty year before last. It didn't bloom last year but I figured because it was new. Now it is showing no sign this year either. I'm just sick as it looked so pretty in the picture. Now, seeing yours, I know it is!
    Thanks so much for stopping by, I love the company.
    Love the name of your blog!

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  22. just beautiful! so pretty in its pinkness! :) have a glorious Pink Saturday!

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  23. Happy Pink Saturday! I love peonies, my Mom used
    to grow them,brings back happy memories of her.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Vickie

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  24. Lynn, your peonies are lovely. I can't wait for mine to bloom, but here in the northeast, everything is a bit later!

    Thanks for visiting me on Pink Saturday.
    ~Marilee

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  25. Lynn. Thanks for stopping by! Peonies are one of my very favorite flowers!
    Funny how different the two are! HAve a lovely pink Saturday!
    luvs and glitter
    ~jen

    p.s. Thanks for becoming a follower

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  26. Happy Pink Saturday! Aren't peonies just gorgeous? Mine have all bloomed out now. The show wasn't nearly long enough.

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  27. hi lynn! your peony has such a pretty contrast between the outside & inside. it must smell wonderful, too! what a bonus to have two different kinds of flowers in one purchase! sure wish the peony season lasted longer, don't you? thanks for stopping by my blog today. (o:
    have a great weekend!

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  28. Ooh, that's a pretty peonie. So sweet.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  29. Don't you just love a surprise. I wish peonies would have a scent, it would be heaven for sure. Your blooms are eye candy. Happy Pink Saturday sweetie, Char

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  30. Peonies are my most favorite flower, even though I've never had any. Yours are beautiful!

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  31. Hi Lynn!
    I'm meeting a lot of Lynns today!
    I adore peonies! Yours are so sweet! Mine are quite big and heavy blossoms and it ALWAYS pours the week they open and they are laying on the ground and I must shake each and every one off to get them to stand up again. But peonies are worth it
    Thanks for sharing your pinkies!
    Lynn :-)

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  32. ahhh, these are some of my favorite flowers. So pretty.
    Thanks so much for the sweetest words you left over at Always Nesting regarding ME. I thank you so much.
    I am keeping my fingers crossed that you will win the gift card. ;))
    xo bj

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  33. Beautiful flowers!

    Happy Pink Saturday,
    Birgit

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  34. Oh, I just love peonies! That is the one thing I've yet to plant. Yours is such a beauty!

    Hope you stop by a take a look at all my lovely cottage flowers.

    Happy Sunday!

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

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  35. Beautiful peonies! Mine are blooming now, too.

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  36. I'm back, Lynn! I meant to mention that Jeanne at Backyard Neighbor mentioned you on her blog and showed your cute little pig vase with flowers!
    Hope your weekend was good.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;0

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  37. Well, I believe Pinky's blushing-thanks Jeanne and Shelia!

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  38. my peony plants are loaded with buds this year. Can't wait to share them in a week or two. Beautiful gardens.

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