I’ve always noticed those tiny ants that crawl around on peony buds. But for some reason I’ve never before seen the little drops of syrup that attract them. Until today when I cut a few flopped over buds and brought them into the kitchen. Later looking at them I could clearly see the little drops of sweetness the peonies exude.
They’re like little jewels and I can attest that they taste very sweet in a flowery way. Imagine being able to taste the nectar of this gorgeous flower! The peony flower has expanded my day in a beautiful way--and it hasn't even opened up to its full loveliness yet.