Slowly they are breaking out of the buds and showing themselves.FOTD 28th May 2021: Peony
It was a long wait, but the first peony has arrived, just in time for Whitsun. We call them Whit Roses (Pfingstrose) translated from the German, so they are in time. Perhaps they were waiting for the holiday to blossom, who knows. There are many to come when I see the many buds I have.FOTD 23rd May 2021: Peony
This is one of my peonies, but thinking about leaving the safety of the bud and waiting for the sun. At the moment it has quite wet feet.FOTD 16th May 2021: Peony
I saw these peony buds in the store, but they were not cheap so I just took a photo.FOTD 13th May 2021: Peony
Is this what baby triffids look like. Have they now invaded my garden to take over? I am not sure, although they are growing where my peony grows every year. I will keep an eye on them.FOTD 21st March 2021: Peony
Complete with insect.
And it was thinking about opening up to discover its purpose in life.
A shy peony bud
And another peony
I found this one peeping through a fence in our village.