Large flowers, delicately fragrant - peonies inspire
In the garden, peonies are also really long-lasting and hardly know any pests. Peonies are almost like Methuselah and can get very old. The oldest known specimens are even 350 years old.
In the 18th century it was first cultivated in England and from there it spread to continental Europe and the rest of the world. According to the American Peony Society, 6455 peony varieties are registered today.