Peonies – Flower Forms

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Flower Forms of Peonies


viette gardens peony jan van leuenSingle

A ring of 5 or more petals with the center of peony made up of stamens with pollen-bearing anthers.

 

 

 

 

viette gardens peony sword danceJapanese

A ring of petals around a central cluster of modified stamens that are narrow and flat and bear no pollen.

 

 

 


viette gardens peony gay pareeAnemone

A ring of petals around modified stamens which are fully transformed into narrow petals (petaloids)

 

 

 

 

viette gardens peony coral charmSemi-Double

Several rings of petals around visible pollen-bearing stamens. 

 

 

 

 


viette gardens peony dinner plateDouble

Many concentric rings of petals with no visible stamens (stamens have been completely transformed into petals).

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