Tuesday, June 9, 2009

My Gorgeous Sarah Bernhardt Peony

Yes, it's that time of year when my favorite flower in the garden blooms. It's my Sarah Bernhardt peony. It's a lovely pale pink with a copious number of fragile looking petals. It blooms for about a week, during which I always try to cut a flower for indoors without ruining the appearance of the shrub in our front garden.

This year I'm tracking the progress of the blooms. These are the first few and I'm sure you'll be seeing some more in the next couple of weeks. Notice the little ants. Apparently they are crucial for the flowers to bloom well.



  1. Can't wait to see what it looks like when it opens up! I just adore peonies!