My grandmother grew peonies so they became a favorite of mine. Plus they have beautiful flowers and a fragrance that carries throughout the yard in spring when you are craving for the first flowers after winter. photo credit: kkmarais Their glossy leaves also look nice in the border though fall. I plant annuals and a few perennials near the base of the flower for added color. Note: if you plants want to topple over you can stake them or use a...