Tag Archives: Molly the Witch

P.I.P.s in May.

May is the month for ebullient flowering,  the garden will be overflowing with flowers that are definitely OTT!  The Pips in question are the flamboyant Peonies, Iris and Poppies and they are joined by Rhododendrons and Azaleas, but they will … Continue reading

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Molly the Witch.

Or to be precise, Paeony Mlokosewitschii, is now flowering by the front drive.  She is such a beautiful paeony, single with pale yellow petals and sensible enough to keep her petals closed when it is cold like today. I managed … Continue reading

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Molly the Witch

By March 22nd things were beginning to happen in the front border that showed that Molly was on the move once more. The “molly” I’m referring to is Paeonia mlokosewitschii, commonly known as Molly the Witch. When the leaves first … Continue reading

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Golden Peony of the Caucasus.

The golden peony that I am talking about is of course Paeonia mlokosewitschii, which is a native of the Caucasus mountains in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Dagestan. It grows  there on rocky slopes in oak, hornbeam or beech forests, which makes … Continue reading

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