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Plant Focus: Peony

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The peony is a very dramatic plant for gardens and originates from Asia, Europe and Western North America. There are many species of this plant.

Tree peonies, although not native to Japan, have great symbolism there. In Japan they represent good fortune as well as a righteous and noble spirit. You can find out more here: Peonies in Japan

How to grow Peonies provides information for gardeners

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