Dragonfly owner Julia Moore uses a wagon to transport peonies for customers Sharon and Jerry Willis of Jackson in 2012. Peonies -- those big, frilly, romantic flowers that put on a show in late spring -- are having a renaissance. More gardeners are incorporating them into their landscapes. New eye-catching varieties make them hard to resist. Dragonfly Peony Farm in the Sierra foothill town of Wilseyville grows thousands.
Dragonfly owner Julia Moore uses a wagon to transport peonies for customers Sharon and Jerry Willis of Jackson in 2012. Peonies -- those big, frilly, romantic flowers that put on a show in late spring -- are having a renaissance. More gardeners are incorporating them into their landscapes. New eye-catching varieties make them hard to resist. Dragonfly Peony Farm in the Sierra foothill town of Wilseyville grows thousands. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Dragonfly owner Julia Moore uses a wagon to transport peonies for customers Sharon and Jerry Willis of Jackson in 2012. Peonies -- those big, frilly, romantic flowers that put on a show in late spring -- are having a renaissance. More gardeners are incorporating them into their landscapes. New eye-catching varieties make them hard to resist. Dragonfly Peony Farm in the Sierra foothill town of Wilseyville grows thousands. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com