peoniesWho doesn’t LOVE the bright-colored, fragrant, and lavish petals of Peonies? I mean, they make a girl smile every time! Am I right? Here are a few fun facts about these showy, fragrant jewels:

1) In ancient times, peonies were believed to calm headaches and help with asthma.

2) Peonies have nectar that attracts ants! Ouch!

3) Peonies come in every color of the rainbow… except BLUE!

4) Peonies can live to be one hundred years old.

5) These flowers are regarded as a symbol of good fortune and a happy marriage.

6) Peonies can grow to be ten inches, depending on the variety.

7) They are native to Asia, Southern Europe and Western North America.

8) Women cannot get enough of them!

So the next time you want to impress a lady, bring her a lush bouquet of pink peonies.

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