Peonies are the perfect excuse for a just-because bouquet. Send Fresh Peonies and 'wow' from the moment they show.
Peony Season is Here! October and November are synonymous with the short but glorious flowering season of the peony, the popular flower that is pleasing to the eye and a delicate scent to the nose, the peony is the perfect springtime treat.
It’s a time of great excitement for flower lovers everywhere in New Zealand. These irresistible fluffy blooms, with their enchanting textures and impressive colours make them one of the most stylish blooms that are sure to stand out, whether on its own, or paired with other popular flowers like roses or lilies.
These incredible bouquets are always strong in demand. Read on to learn more about their amazing qualities that make them the dreamiest and dramatic bouquet going. Plus, we share our top tips for peony care.
The Season is short and sweet, this has made peony season an event in itself in the flower world, and gives peonies a touch of extra allure.
Avoid placing them in direct sunlight. Before placing in a vase cut stems at an angle. This trick increases the surface area of the cut, helping the blooms absorb more water and nutrients. Remove excess foliage about three quarters of the way up the stem.
Peonies are thirsty flowers so make sure you top up the water daily. You should change the water completely every other day with cold water (you’ll notice the water getting a bit brown even after 1 day), as well as retrimming the stems to help them drink. There’s no need to deadhead peonies.
They have a naturally shorter vase life – around five or six days. Here are a few simple steps to help your peonies last longer. Peonies are affected by the heat, at night, place them in the fridge, or outside (if it’s cooler) to keep them from opening further. If you don’t have plant food (that comes with most flowers), you can add a bit of sugar to your water.
A peonies fragrance is perfect for freshening up the home. Alongside all their other amazing qualities, peonies also have a lovely fragrance. Pink and white double peonies have the most pronounced scent.