Facts about Peony Flower (Plant), "Scientific name for Peony Flower (Plant) is Paeonia".
The Peony Flower (Plant) is in the category of Perennials. Peony Flower (Plant) is one of the flowering plants that belong to the Paeoniaceae family, this is the only flowering plant in its family.
Peony Flower (Plant) originate from the Southern parts of Europe, the Western parts of North America and Asia. Though the boundaries between these species are unknown, it is estimated that there will be species ranging from 25 to 40 in numbers. The Peony Flower (Plant) is named after a scholar of Asclepius, the Greek God of medication and curing, Paeon. The God Asclepius became envious of his student and Zeus, the Father of men and Gods, saved Paeon from the rage of the God Asclepius by changing him into the peony flower.
Features of Peony Flower (Plant)
Peony flowering plants are mostly herbaceous perennial plants that grow to a maximum height, ranging from 1 19/32 feet to 4 29/32 feet (0.5 meters to 1.5 meters). However, there are some flowering plants in the genus Paeonia will look like trees, with the height between 4 29/32 feet and 9 13/16 feet (1.5 meters and 3 meters).
The leaves of the Peony Flower (Plant) are big in size and they have compound, intensely lobed.
The Peony flowering plant offers flowers during the late spring season and the early summer season. Usually, the flowers of the Peony Plant have a pleasant aroma, and they come in different colors, ranging from red to yellow or white.
The Peony Flower (Plant) can be categorized by both flower type and plant growth habit. Usually, the plant growth types are non-woody or Herbaceous, shrub or Tree, and Intersectional or Itoh, which is in-between tree and herbaceous forms. During the winter season, the herbaceous Peony plants die back to their dissident parts, whereas tree Peony types lose their leaves, but preserve their viable wooded stems over the ground. The Intersectional or Itoh plant types are named after the person, Toichi Itoh, who first produced a thriving intersectional cross during 1948.
The Peony Flower (Plant) is the traditional flower symbol of China, and it is also the state flower of the Indiana of the United States. The flowers of the Peony plant are recognized as the flower of honor and riches. By means of the fertile, complete rounded blossom, the Peony flowers exemplify romance and wealth and are observed as an omen of good luck and a happy wedding.
Both tree and herbaceous variety of Peony Flower (Plant) require full sun, affluent soil and consistent dampness assist them to grow well. The herbaceous variety of the Peony plant so their small eyes that look like round knobs on the roots, use to sit one inch beneath the soil. However, planting these peonies too intensely will delay or prevent the plant from flowering.
Peony Flower (Plant) make excessive, perfumed flower displays. Usually, the flowers of these plants are cut early in the morning while they are just blossoming. Placing these cut flowers in cool water will make the flowers look fresh all through the day. Mixing the Peony flowers with other old-fashioned flowers, such as snowball bush, lilacs, lilies, delphiniums, roses, and foxglove will offer them an additional attractive look.
The Peony Flower (Plant) are well-known plants for their longevity feature and they are capable of living for 60 years to 70 year