Peonies, have been used and cultivated in China for over 4000 years – few other garden plants go back as far.
This flower is held in high esteem an ancient times for medicinal purposes. The Greek physician Paian, gave the plant its name having used it to heal a wounded Heracles. Over time and ongoing, the plant has been mentioned medically through Greek, Roman times and the Middle Ages. It is still used today and has extended to other uses.
pictured: B Flower ring, Van Cleef Arpels Peony pendant, Yves St. Laurent Parisienne fragrance, Henri Bendel Peony travel candle, Bond No 9 Chelsea flowers candle, Wedgwood Butterfly Bloom Blue peony cup and saucer, Peony plaque
Gorgeous Showy Blossoms- The King of Flowers
These blossoms have such a stunning presence and distinct fragrance whether for wearing, decorating and eating, you can surround yourself with stunning Peonies. They are perpetually beautiful and a perfect representation of a classic feminine flower shape. Richly layered with endless petals, there is such a depth to these flowers; you can lose yourself gazing into them. Favored by interior decorators for ornamentation, perfumers for their fragrance and artists for their beauty. Drink in their beautiful essence!
The beautiful Peony blooms in time lapse