Saturday, June 2, 2018

Fern Leaf Peony

My Fern Leaf Peony from Larry was covered with ants.

Fern leaf peony

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Here you can see that the ants are still busy.  Ants love peonies.

It was a beautiful bloom this year!

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12 comments:

  1. That is a beauty of a color and I love the leaves. Yes peonies are loved by ants. I have to keep my peonies far away from the house and we float them in a large bowl of water as a center piece. I just love love love peonies!

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  2. I don't blame the ants. The smell alone is ... divine. Goodnight Gram has a recipe for peony jam on her blog. If I had some peonies, I'd make it. Imagine how it would taste!

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  3. I actually gave my peony away. I couldn't handle all the ants.

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  4. The one peony that I moved to the new place had many buds as I brought a big clump. Only three blooms actually bloomed though. Maybe next year you can have two blooms.

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  5. My peony hasn't popped yet. Maybe it's because there are no ants tickling it.

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  6. I actually thought peonies require ants in order to open. But I could be wrong. Sure is a pretty color, I must say! :-)

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  7. I've never seen that many ants on a Peony before. Kind of creepy but harmless.
    I have a Peony that colour but it isn't a fern leaf.

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    1. I was going to say the same thing, all of it! Next to no ants here and the peonies are gorgeous!

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  8. I've also heard that the peony needs the ant for the bloom to open. Don't know if that's right.

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  9. I had also heard that peonies need nots to bloom. Yours is beautiful.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  11. I used to have a fern leaf on the farm. You are right...this year I had the most blooms ever but down here there just tiny ants on them and not very many at all. Strange down here....few mosquitoes too...very few but lots of ticks!!!

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