Peony (Paeonia) is a genus of perennial plants of the Paeoniaceae family. All sorts of peonies can be found in the wild, but are also be grown as popular flowers.
RELIGION AND TRADITION
Artistic legends associate the red peonies that grow in Kosovo with the spilt blood of the Kosovo heroes.
A poem by Milan Rakić, Peony, a painting by Nadežda Petrović The Kosovo Peonies, JU-group number, Kosovski božuri (The Kosovo Peonies).
In ancient China, peony was a favourite flower of the emperors and many poets sang about its beauty.