{floral friday #16}

May 27, 2011

{floral friday #16}
Happy Friday and welcome to another {floral friday}! This week’s featured flowers are peonies that are combined with some roses.
I love the look of peonies! They look so dense and tightly packed when they grow and open up to be such a beautiful and delicate flower with hundreds of petals.
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A few facts about peonies:
  • Peonies can live to be 100 and still produce flowers.
  • The flowers can bloom for as long as two months.
  • Peonies are the state flower of Indiana.
  • The peony is the 12th wedding anniversary flower.

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  1. ElisabethAndrée says:

    Beautiful photo’s again Vanessa! Love the floral Fridays. Good idea: pictures and some info about the flower. Maybe a bundle in the future?
    Thank you for your compliments on my blog:)

  2. Happy Friday Vanessa! I also love the look of peonies! very beautiful anniversary flowers! They are perfect for the 12th wedding anniversary! Have a nice weekend!

  3. Lindsay says:

    I always look forward to your floral Fridays! Your pictures are always amazing! Have you hopped on the Pinterest bandwagon yet? If not you should!

    XO Lindsay @ Delighted Momma

  4. Amber Branconier says:

    beautiful as always

  5. Love the peonies… My parents had some just like those!

  6. Jennifer DeDonato says:

    My husband bought me some the other day…they are awesome.

  7. I'm Busy Procrastinating says:

    I LOVE peonies! Tulips used to be my favorite flower, but I have recently jumped on the peony bandwagon. Now I just need to plant and grow some … especially because I live in Indiana!

  8. Beautiful Peonies and photograph. I’d love for you to share it at my Pinkalicious Thursday Blog Party!


  9. Allison {A Glimpse Inside} says:

    Very pretty! I would love to be somewhere long enough to plant some peonies! Thanks for linking this up as well this week!

  10. petite hermine says:

    omg, I love peonies! They’re one of my favorites! :)

  11. Your photographs are always so beautiful!! Thanks for sharing them again at the Tuesday To Do Party! Can’t wait to see what you share next!

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