Earlier last week I posted pics of this tree peony, Zi Yao Tai, or Purple Abode
and itoh, Singing in the Rain
Yesterday when I returned home from work the tree peony buds had opened
Beautiful and fragrant. This particular tree peony was the hardest hit by the late hard freeze this spring and while it bloomed, it was nothing near it's normal bloom. I ended up cutting the dead buds and scions off early in August. Lo and behold, the new growth started popping out. I don't know that this variety is known for fall blooms. I am still waiting to see if the itoh bloom opens up before we get a frost.