What’s in season in the world of flowers? Peonies are in season!
Fun facts about peonies:
- They are the Chinese “king of the flowers” and the floral symbol of China. When Marco Polo discovered them there, he described them as “roses as big as cabbages”.
Some cultures celebrate them as symbols feminine beauty, good fortune and a happy marriage (which is why they are a popular bridal bouquet flower for spring and summer weddings.
They come in all colours but blue.
Pink peonies are the most fragrant.
They are probably the easiest paper faux flower you can make.
Fashion loves peonies this season.
Enjoy their flamboyant fluffiness in this little gallery of peony products and projects: