Here are beautiful vintage clip art illustrations of three varieties of peonies.
Fig. 2 represents a flowering branch of Peony Albiflora;Fig. 5. represents a flowering branch of Peony Tenuifolia Flore-Pleno;and Fig. 6. represents a flowering branch of Peony Wittmanniana. The images are from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885.
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These are beautiful, perfect for a summer project, thank-you!
Peonies are one of my favs…thank you.
Cindy in Wisconsin says
Thanks for these lovely old images! Peonies are such pretty flowers! Can’t wait for ours to bloom again.
Julie J says
You’re welcome Linda, Angela, Kathleen and Cindy. I love peonies too.