Peonies have a long and storied history, beginning some 2,000 years ago in Europe and the Far East, where they were propagated for medicinal purposes. But peonies are most highly revered for their beauty. The Chinese refer to them as "Sho-yo," meaning "most beautiful."
Peony: Peonies are longtime garden favorites for their fantastic flowers and amazing fragrance. Once established, peonies bloom for decades with virtually no care. Test Garden Tip: Single-flowered varieties such as 'Krinkled White' hold up well even in rainy spring weather. Name: Paeonia selections Zones: 3-8