While I'm not sure of the ID of my pink peony bush, I believe that my white one is Festiva Maxima. It is loaded with gorgeous, satin-like buds:
See my earlier photos of calorie-free, candied pink peony buds;-)
Today I am thankful for peonies, the buds of which are as gorgeous as the blooms!
Words and photos ©Thanks For Today, by Jan Huston Doble