Priti’s Michigan Garden – FineGardening


Today’s photos are from Priti Pant, who is sharing some beautiful images from her Michigan garden.

light pink peony flowers with clusters of smaller petals insideThis beautiful pink peony (Paeonia hybrid, Zones 3–8) is of a type called “anemone form.” These peonies have a ring of large petals with a cluster of smaller petals (petaloids) in the center.

pink single petal peonies with a metal dragonfly garden art aboveThis single peony with just a simple ring of petals is delicate. Single forms generally stand up better without staking, as the flowers aren’t as heavy.

large rose bush with bright pink flowersLook at the size of this rose, which is just loaded down with beautiful flowers.

bowl of flowers floating in waterFloating flowers in a bowl of water is a great way to display them. These are from Priti’s beautiful collection of Clematis. It is fascinating to see all the diversity of the flowers together, the full range of sizes and beautiful velvety colors.

dark purple-red clematis flowersClematis are flowering vines. Many of them bloom most heavily in the spring, but some will repeat bloom through the summer with others blooming mostly in the fall. Full sun and rich soil will yield the most blooms.

 

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