Description:Paeonia officinalis. Peonies were extremely popular in Victorian and Edwardian Britain, but they fell out of popularity between the two World Wars. However, many new varieties were bred in the USA during the period from 1930 to 1950. The flowers of herbaceous ... more
Peony ... peonies can be red, pink or white and every shade in between. There are also hybrid peonies with yellow, lavender and orange flowers. There are approximately fifty species, more than 5,000 herbaceous cultivars and hybrids and in the region of 600 or more tree peonies.