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Does your Mother Love Peonies? Five Great Peony Gift Ideas.

Updated on September 14, 2014

Give a Gift with a Peony Theme

If your mother loves peonies, then a gift with a peony theme would be a thoughtful gift for her.

Peonies always remind me of the house where I grew up. My Mom had peonies growing all along the fence at the side of the house and I can remember helping her to pull the weeds between them. Mom loved her peonies and always looked forward to the time when they would be in full bloom.

If your mom, like mine, no longer has a yard to grow peonies, then there are other alternatives to bring peonies to her. On this page I will explore five ideas for gifts with a peony theme.

Make your Mom's Day with a gift of Peonies

Peony Gift Ideas - gifts for Mothers Day or Any Day

If your mother loves peonies like mine does, here are five gift ideas. They are great for Mothers Day or any other day you want to surprise her with a special treat.

  1. Buy your Mother a gift with a peony theme. The beautiful pillow shown below is a great example.
  2. If peonies are in bloom where you live, take your Mom to a garden to see some of these beautiful flowers. No public gardens close to you, how about a drive or walk around a neighborhood where they're blooming!
  3. Is you Mother a gardener? How about a book that gives her ideas on growing peonies.
  4. A silk flower arrangement with peonies is a great gift that will last all year long. This is a particularly great idea if your Mother is home-bound and would enjoy a touch of springtime in her room.
  5. Buy your Mother a photo book filled with peonies. You can both take some time and look at the book together. Perhaps you might even want to show her this lpage and enjoy the photos that I took at Missouri Botanical Garden.

Idea #1 -Peonies for Mother

A beautiful toss pillow full of peonies is sure to delight any mother who loves these beautiful flowers.

Idea #2 Take Mom to the Garden

Peonies along the Path.  Take your  Mother to your local garden to see peonies in bloom.
Peonies along the Path. Take your Mother to your local garden to see peonies in bloom. | Source

Idea #3 Tips on Growing Peonies - a guide to peonies

When I read a book about flowers I want to see lots of photos, and this guide to peonies fits that bill. In this book you will find beautiful photos along with great tips for growing peonies in various regions.

Peony Buds

Peony Buds
Peony Buds

Idea #4 Peony Flower Arrangement - silk flowers

This beautiful peony flower and orchid arrangement will brighten your mothers room all year long.

Idea #5 Peony Picture Book - beautiful flowers-beautiful photos

This book is filled with gorgeous photos of peonies. You could buy your Mom a book like this and then look at it with her. Short on cash??....perhaps you would like to check out a book from the library or sit with your Mom and look at photos of peonies online!

Have you ever grown a Peony? - stop by and leave a comment

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    • Wednesday-Elf profile image


      4 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Peonies are so pretty.

    • TreasuresBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      4 years ago from Canada

      BTW, there's a problem with the photo(s) where you say, "Here are the photos I took on a visit to Missouri Botanical Garden..."

    • TreasuresBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      4 years ago from Canada

      I had two beautiful tree peonies last year. Then we had the front walkway redone and those plants had to be moved and then later returned to their home. I'm not sure if they'll survive. I love peonies, particularly those tree peonies, which scented my front entry in June!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      4 years ago from United States

      Peonies remind me more of my grandmother who actually raised them, then they do of my mother, but I love them!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      5 years ago from United States

      Oh, I do love peonies! We had to have some roof work done a few years back and the roofers stepped all over my peony and break all of it fragile little limbs. It is finally showing signs of coming back, so I am hopeful this year. I love that pillow!

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      Liz Mackay 

      5 years ago from United Kingdom

      I had deep red peonies in my last garden. Now I live in an apartment and don't have any say on what goes in the garden, but I still have the good memories.

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      Michey LM 

      6 years ago

      I love peonies, we had lite pink in our old garder...

    • KandDMarketing profile image


      6 years ago

      My wife LOVES these flowers. She has plans to convert our front yard into a peony show place! Gret lens.

    • BrooklynBeka profile image


      6 years ago

      I've got 3 on their 2nd year and just was given some huge clumps I have to divide this year!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I have planted many Peony but only have one that comes back year after year and I love it. Your Peony photos are wonderful and you have created some beautiful peony gifts.

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      6 years ago

      My peonies are now in bloom, beautiful white with the scent of a rose. I have a vase filled with them and sitting on my desk and plan to cut a bouquet for the mother of my grandson for Mother's Day!

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      6 years ago from Indiana

      I love peonies. Beautiful lens.

    • Winter52 LM profile image

      Winter52 LM 

      6 years ago

      Love the idea of peonies along a pathway! I just might copy that. :)

    • WhiteOak50 profile image


      6 years ago

      Stopping by to let you know that I have featured this page on my new The Peony Flower lens. I am also dropping off a ~Blessing~ for creating such a beautiful page.

    • belinda342 profile image


      6 years ago

      No, but mother had a fence-line row too. It's where the evil cat we had used to hide in ambush for us girls.


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