Why are peonies so special?
A peony represents wealth and honor. There is a belief, that peonies embody romance and love. They also symbolize a good fortune and happy marriage. If you plant a peony in your garden, you will enjoy it for many years. But the season of peony flower is very short.
In Northern California it usually starts in May and lasts for a two-three weeks. That’s why we in Bloom Gallery Flowers are so thrilled that peonies are finally available. San Francisco florist offers our valued customers something really special: Before the Thunderstorm and Peonies Dance bouquets.
Why is peony the king of flowers?
In China, peony flower has been known as the “king of flowers” ever since Tang Dynasty. You can find these beautiful blooms in everything from paintings to porcelain, ceramics to silk dresses, slippers to snuff bottles.
In addition to wealth and integrity, the peony was also used as a gift of love and exchanged upon farewells. The Tang Dynasty loved beauty and aesthetic approach to everything. The broad, glamorous petals and the pungent fragrance of the peony made ir a natural choice as the “king of flowers”.
What do peonies smell like?
Peony flower is one the most fragrant bloom one can find. It carries an unforgettable mix of scents, including scent of roses, water lily or citrus. Peonies’ perfume changes throughout the day and can depend on humidity, temperature or even the age of the flower. As the volatile essential oil evaporates, so does the peony fragrance.
How long do peonies last for?
The longevity of peony flower depends on how you le treat them once you receive a flower delivery. Our San Francisco florist finds peony flower bouquets survive between six and ten days at a time. Peonies could last much longer with the correct type of care, however.