Peony – Scary Mommy

Peony

The peony flower is named for Pæon, the mythical physician of the Greek gods, because it's said to have healing properties. That would come in handy for all those childhood scraped knees and such, but let's be real, your little Peony is probably still gonna need a Band-Aid.

Nicknames:

Um, we're pretty much limited to Peony here.

Famous people named Peony:

There are currently no famous (non-fictional) Peonys.

Fun fact:

The name Peony is prominently featured in two novels: Peony by Pearl S. Buck, and Peony in Love by Lisa See.

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