Peonies forum: Peony photos website?

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Name: Linda
southern Minn. (Zone 4b)
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alwaysbehindMN
Feb 23, 2014 9:43 AM CST
Is there such a service as a website for peony photos similar to the Hosta Library? That site helps greatly in identifying hostas or verifying that you have what you think you have.
Individuals can send their photos to the web host for possible inclusion. I myself have sent in photos for hostas that were not represented at all or where I thought the existing photo/s were not very good photos. Also, when you see a gorgeous perfect picture in a catalog and think "I've got to have that one"... sometimes when you look it up on the Hosta Library you find a variety of pictures from different gardeners and discover that it doesn't always look as great as the catalog photo!
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Name: Liz Best
Elizabeth Colorado (Zone 4b)
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LizinElizabeth
Feb 23, 2014 12:21 PM CST
If there is I haven't found it and I browse online for hours each week looking at different peonies! I do plan to take lots of pictures of mine this year to post to the peony database here, hopefully others will, too.

This and the garden web peony forum have some members with enormous amounts of peonies that post pics in the spring. They're also very willing to answer questions about specific varieties.

If you find a website that has lots of gardener provided flowers and reviews PLEASE post it back here, I'd love to see it.
Liz
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan

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frankrichards16
Feb 27, 2014 1:56 PM CST
For Peonies I like http://www.paeon.de/
Name: Diann
Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Ticker
Feb 28, 2014 9:18 PM CST

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You might also check The Heartland Peony Society. They have a nice gallery of peonies. http://www.peonies.org
Name: Liz Best
Elizabeth Colorado (Zone 4b)
Peonies Winter Sowing Dahlias Region: Colorado Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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LizinElizabeth
Mar 14, 2014 11:18 PM CST
Was on Pinterest last night and did a search on specific peonies, quite a few are there with pictures from personal gardens. Have you looked there, alwaysbehindMN?
Liz
Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
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RoseBlush1
Apr 8, 2014 11:22 PM CST
HelpMeFind.com has a peony database. The site is better known as a rose site and often users who post photos of their roses on the rose database accidentally post their rose photos to the peony database, so you may find some rose photos.

Smiles,
Lyn
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