Friday, March 18, 2011

What's that plant?

I know it's not fair to ask you what a plant is when it's barely out of the ground, but I'm sure you're up to the challenge.    When these babies show their beautiful pink noses, you know spring isn't going away.

Hint:  These are the state flower of Indiana.   They smell divine.   Divine, divine, divine. 
Answer below the fold....

Answer:  Peonies or Pineys.   We call them peonies.   A bit further south of here they're pineys.  Piney comes from the pronunciation of the Latin:  Paeonia.   

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