It was an awful year for the lilacs, but whatever the lilacs dislike, the peonies must love. Our two peony bushes are looking incredible this year! The pink one is blooming now. . .
Almost open. . .
But you know what they say about peonies -- the ants love 'em! I guess there is nectar on the buds. They seem to leave the flowers alone -- but look at a bud on the bush that hasn't started bloomin yet. . .
This makes my happy that they are located at the back edge of the yard and nowhere near the house!