A peony represents wealth and honor and expresses love and romance.
My season flower of the moment is the pink peony. And I thought you guys might share the admiration for its beauty. So, what is it about Pink Peonies?
The traditional floral symbol of China, the state flower of Indiana, and the 12th wedding anniversary flower, peonies are known as the flower of riches and honor. With their lush, full, rounded bloom, peonies embody romance and prosperity and are regarded as an omen of good fortune and a happy marriage.
The beautiful peony flower has long been a favorite of Asian artists. It appears not only in painting but poetry and literature as well. It is a frequent motif in Chinese art, featured on screen paintings, clothing and woodblocks. The peony is also a much-loved subject of Japanese artists, who have used it to adorn tapestries and porcelain. European artists, such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Vincent van Gogh, also sought to capture the peony’s beauty on canvas.