A ROSE IS A ROSE,SOME HAVING LAYERS UPON LAYERS,SOFT ,DELICATE,LUSH, & some with ruffled edges,well just like an Gorgeous Iris can at times counterfeit an Orchid with the thousands of Varieties,a rose isn't always a rose from the road or if at times looking at these to together,yes the Peonies with all the soft tender,delicate petals can Show off as a rose in your Beautiful Rose garden,with so many varieties today of both,they each compliment each other.They really stand out above the rest ,really showy.either in shrubs,bushes,trails,or stand by yourself Stem.with or without prickles today. Yes Ginger so is a Rose is a Rose.they both have aromas that are overwhelming,breathtaking to look at,Fragrances & Scents very similar,,do the Scent TEST,wow wow ,close your eyes touch the petals of a rose ,then touch the petals of a Peony,wow wow. Now find a variety of roses that has layers upon layers then grab a Peony ,cuff them both wow wow, & most of all our Honeybees are attracted to both.
Artist Reply: Beautiful Al. Yes, these are called knock-out roses which grow the best in the hot south.