When it comes to flowers, you can’t go wrong with a bunch of peonies. Their delicate, blousy petals, sweet rose-like scent and pretty pink colourings make them an easy choice for Instagram’s fleur du jour. In fact, find us someone who doesn’t like a bunch of peonies.
We’d have them filling nooks of our home, sitting pretty in bookshelves and a top coffee tables all year round if we could, but sadly the British peony window is relatively short. They come into season from about mid-May in the UK and are out again by early July. Just making them all the more special. Make sure you don’t miss the boat and treat yourself or a loved one with M&S’s trusted Flower Shop.
The high street favourite has a selection of the season’s loveliest blooms all sourced from a family-owned British farm. Even better, they start at just £20 with free delivery.
Favourites include the British 10 Stem Peony Bouquet – with its delicate petals and sugar almond-hues, we love it cut down short and styled in a sweet bud vase. Or the British Peony & Stock Bouquet – the addition of stock makes this bunch smell even more divine and give it a wilder, more rustic look. Plus, there’s plenty of gift options too, from peonies paired with lilac rose, tweedia, rosemary and eucalyptus, to the extra special mix or white peonies, stock and cream, avalanche and yellow roses, all available with a nominated day of delivery absolutely free.
Shop our favourites below and make the most of the shortest, but sweetest British flower season.
Created in partnership with Marks & Spencer