Paeonia californica

          California Peony

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Horticultural Notes

12-24” x 18”         California Peony is a deciduous perennial with highly divided mid blue-green leaves. Early spring brings deep red, nodding flowers. The roots of Peony were used medicinally by Native Americans, often for women’s health.[1]

[1] Timbrook, Jan. Chumash Ethnobotany, pg. 136.