The vibrant, fragrant and densely ruffled blossom peonies are among the longest used flowers in ornamental culture. These exquisite peony flowers in wide array of colors are cherished greatly for its magnificence, beauty and fragrance and are regarded as a sign of good fortune and happy marriage.
Peony flowers are cultivated throughout the world not only for its aesthetic properties but also for its medicinal use. Named after Paeon, a Greek god of medicine these herbaceous plants or woody shrubs belongs to the genus Paeonia and is extensively grown in western north-America, Asia and Southern Europe.
Associated with many stories in history and popularly known as the 12th wedding anniversary flower, peonies symbolize romance, prosperity, compassion, happy marriage and good fortune. With more than 30 varieties of species, the peony flowers are traditional floral symbol of china and the state flower of Indiana. Considered as a metaphor for female beauty and widely known as the flower of riches and honor, the peony flowers have long been used in feng shui as icons of love and romance.