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20 gorgeous peonies

Our guide to favorite varieties in pinks, reds, yellows, and more

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‘Sea Shell’ peony
Photo courtesy of Monrovia Nursery

‘Sea Shell’Herbaceous peony

Shell pink blossoms with large orange centers are very fragrant. And the graceful plant rarely needs staking―it’s a good choice for beds and borders.

Bloom time is mid-spring; the plant grows 2 1/2 to 3 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.


More:  For information on where to buy and how to grow peonies in your climate, see Sunset's Planting peonies guide.


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