Peony Hydration Prior to Storage and Shipping Increases Vase Life

Cut peony production reached nearly 140 million stems annually in 2019, with production occurring in 20 countries (Kamenetsky-Goldstein and Yu, 2022). The large flowers, diversity of flower color and characteristics, and the high value per stem contribute to its popularity. Peony availability is no longer dependent on the local season as production occurs from southern Chile to Alaska, providing availability nearly year-round.    

Amazing Color-Changing Command Performance Peonies From France are Back Again at The Fresh Market

May 12, 2022 The Fresh Market

Blooms start out red but turn brighter during blooming. After two days of blooming, Command Performance shifts its color from red to dark orange to salmon. Eventually it will turn from peach to cream to white. This wonderful metamorphosis has earned Command Performance the nickname “gobstopper.”

Fresh Market Is Launching Color-Changing Peonies That Are Seriously Magical

May 18, 2021 Jaime Milan, Yahoo

They’re called Command Performance Peonies, and they’re available exclusively at Fresh Market in bunches of three flowers. They hit stores on May 19, and will only be available for a limited time.

North Pole Peonies Joins Certified American Grown

July 20, 2020 Certified American Grown

When it comes to growing peonies in Alaska, North Pole Peonies was there at the very beginning.

Anchorage Airport Sees Opportunity Blooming as it Expands Cargo Facilities

November 15, 2019 Ian Putzger, Loadstar

People in this industry tend to associate Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport with freighters and kerosene, rather than with flowers.