Pausing for Peonies

'Tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes!
William Wordsworth

The first peony bloomed yesterday, I read that there is now a resurgence for this old-fashioned flower. I don't remember the name of this one but I love the dark magenta that is only on a few of the petals as if they were daubed with paint.

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