Most Beautiful is a close up of a beautiful tree peony, freshly opened from a bud. The peony is royalty in the garden and the gorgeous bloom can be up to 10 inches in diameter. When properly cared for, a peony plant can live up to 100 years. It is native to Asia, Northern Europe and Western North America. The Chinese name is "Sho Yu", which means most beautiful.
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