Gardening

The ‘lemon Chiffon’ Peony Is The Dreamiest Summer Bloom

These are beautiful!

Peonies are one of the most beloved flowers in the garden — so much so that celebrated poet Mary Oliver once wrote an entire poem about their heartbreaking beauty.

Peonies come in many colors, from dramatically-hued magenta to subdued pastel blue. But right now, “lemon chiffon” peonies are having a major horticultural moment. And as the name suggests, these peonies are as bright and sunny as a gorgeous lemon chiffon cake.

Instagram account Alaska Peony Cooperative shows off larger-than-life lemon chiffon peonies below. These beautiful flowers have fairytale-like proportions: