We are very excited to announce that peonies from Holland are back in production. The season runs from April through early July. Dutch peonies have a larger bloom diameter and sturdier stems. There are also more colors to choose from during this quarter of the floral season. We will have coral, light pink, hot pink, white and red varieties.
Types of Blooms
Single: One or two layers of outer petals surrounding the stamen.
Semi Double: Two or more rows of outer petals with some irregularly shaped petals surrounding the center exposing the center of the stamen.
Double: Multiple rows of ruffled petals covering the stamen.
Bomb: Characteristics of a double peony with ruffled “bomb” or mound of petals in the center of the bloom.
Care and Handling
Most peonies bloom quickly, in under a couple of days. We recommend storing peonies in the cooler until you are ready to design. Placing the flowers in warm water will speed up the blooming process, which is ideal if you need to work with them on short notice.
Dutch Season Varieties 2015
Bowl of Cream
Stay tuned for photos of each variety on our website’s floral catalog. Our experienced and knowledgeable account managers are available to answer questions. They can help you choose the varieties that are suitable for the type of floral designs you will create.