Peonies pair beautifully with Japanese or Siberian irises. Both peonies and bearded irises begin to bloom in early summer, and gardeners consider their foliage and flowers to complement one another. Other classic peony companion plants include hellebores, daylilies and bellflowers.
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Melissa Jordan-Reilly has been a writer for 20 years, both as a newspaper reporter and as an editor of nonprofit newsletters. Among the publications in which she has published are, "The Winsted Journal," "Taconic" and "Compass Magazine." A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Jordan-Reilly also pursues sustainable agriculture techniques and tends a market garden at her Northwestern Connecticut home.