Dan is the man.

A little while back I was looking for help identifying a plant.  Well, Dan at Urban Veggie Garden Blog was one of the folks that said it was a peony.  Three weeks later…

peony bud_05-05-09

Portrait of a peony in bud. 

Guess I didn’t do too much damage by chopping it down the last couple years.  These buds are three or four times larger than the buds on the other peonies.  I can’t wait to see how big the blooms will be.

Happy Gardening!!!



  1. Dan said,

    May 6, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Glade I could help out and thanks for the link. It is definitely a tree peony, another pricey garden item. They really are beautiful once they are full grown.

  2. gardengoodies said,

    May 6, 2009 at 9:17 pm

    You definitely called that one. Thanks.

    I’m going to try to transplant a couple pieces in the fall because it’s growing under a pine tree. Maybe I’ll be as lucky as I was when I transplanted a few pieces of the regular peony. It’s looking like it wil have quite a few blossoms this year.

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