Blooming Peonies!!!!!

Peony View budsLooking at these green balls on a stick with a few leaves and thinking “nothing special”.

Peony in bloomThen, the blooms begin to open…

and to open…open…opened!

Full Bloom Peony with Color Palette

And here’s some actual blooming peonies!  This is their season!

Peony View 2Rosa DelightPeony

Peonies for AllisonEnjoy!


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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10 Responses to Blooming Peonies!!!!!

  1. Wenona says:

    Love the peonies. They represent the unfolding of this wonderful season. I also wanted to comment on your terrific blog about “Goldstar Mothers.” You are quite the historian. It was fascinating and moving!!!!

  2. marilynscottwaters says:

    These are exciting! Thanks!

  3. megtraveling says:

    Gorgeous pictures of peonies – they are wonderful flowers!

  4. Gorgeous! It’s amazing how such a small bud can explode into so much beauty! 🙂

  5. I love peonies. The weather took a turn though – hot and rainy – and devastated mine. Yours are gorgeous.

    • It sounds like you are actually growing them. I purchased my peonies from Trader Joes. They have the most reasonable price. I do grow roses though.


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