Peony Suppliers and Gardens: UKThere are several well established SPECIALIST suppliers of Peonies in the UK and all of them have supplied high quality Peonies to Society members. Each has a web-site and these alone are an invaluable source of information for theinterested gardener. Most of the member sites below sell Peonies as well as other plants and garden items. Those which are members of the Society can be accessed by clicking on the mauve buttons.
Peony Suppliers: EuropeThere are many Peony Suppliers in Europe, some are old established firms, others of more recent vintage and more quite new.Many have supplied high quality plants to Society members and most have web-sites. Those which are members of the Societycan be accessed by clicking the mauve buttons below, and it should be noted that EU residents importing from other EU countries do not have to pay import duty.
Binny Plants.Binny Plants supply Scottish grown plants straight fromthe nursery and specialises in choice, new and unusual perennials, ferns and grasses. 15 month slow release fertiliser is used in their compost and containers are now larger to achieve better and more established plants. their online catalogue contains a very large selection of Peonies and the nursery welcome visitors and is now on Facebook.
Claire Austin Hardy PlantsHeaded by husband and wife owners, Claire Austin Hardy Plants offer a large selection of perennials and are National Collection holders of Bearded Irises (full status) and Herbaceous Peonies (provisional status). They list well over 100 peonies and hold a field open day in midsummer. Their website offers advice on cultivation,derived from over 25 years of experience growing perennials. The nursery sells its own-grown plants in peat-free compost.
Bennison PeoniesBennison Peonies specialise in growing top quality,bare root peonies, which are sent out in September/October ready for planting. The plants are grown in a Lincolnshire field, exposed to the elements, producing tough,strong growing plants. Harvested plants have 3-5 dormant buds and clean healthy roots. The nursery has a blog which can be accessed by an RSS feed.
Vivaio G&G BuffaThe owners of the Buffa Nursery have been passionate collectors of Peonies for around 20 years and have selected, for their stock about 150 of the varieties they consider to be the most hardy and attractive. Tree Peonies,Herbaceous Peonies and Intersectional Peonies are stocked with particular attention being paid to vigorous American varieties which have always constituted an important part of their collection. The nursery offers a mail order service as well as inviting Paeoniphiles to visit.
EnglishPeonies.Specialising in cut flowers of Peony Sarah Bernhardt, EnglishPeonies havestocks of plants that produce over 2000 blooms each season and the business of cultivating, caring, harvesting and selling, is carried out by second generation members of the Hammond family and friends. All flowers are hand-picked and great care is taken to ensure that flowers and buds are despatched in the state required by the customer. Local florists, farm shops and markets are supported as well as florists and customers nationally.
Scholten - Keenam Paionia The nursery specializes in growing and multiplying quality, exclusive Peony roots. The brothers, Jeremy and Joshua Scholten run the nursery and its produce is sold mainly in the Netherlands, but also throughout the world, mainly, though not exclusively to Peony wholesale buyers. The soil in the area is rich and heavy, well suited to producing large well-budded roots.
Graefswinning Nursery and Peony Fields.The nursery and flower fields are open to visitors during the growing and flowering season. The nursery is part of a working farm and grows as many as 200 varieties of herbaceous,tree and Itoh (intersectional) peonies. A large selection are available for purchase in containers or as bare roots in Autumn. Most are listed on the online catalogue, but varieties available in small quantities may not and an e-mail will determine availability.
Baeuerlein’s Gruene Stube.This nursery provides lectures and workshops on assorted horticultural activities and interests, ranging from garden Design, pruning, Peony Cultivation, Wild Peonies and many other topics.They exhibit in many local horticultural shows and events. The nursery garden itself is situated in open farmland, open to the harshest of winter and summer weather and their plants, able to survive such conditionsare of proven durability. Much effort goes into offering rarities of a wide range of perennials, and the family owners of the nursery are personally involved in sourcing and caring for the plants on offer.
Het Houten Huis.The Wooden House offers a range of services to the gardener, ranging from a long established garden Design and Maintenance Service to sales areas for garden sundries, teas and of course plants. The latter range from grasses to perennials (including very many Peonies), shrubs and trees. The garden areas are laid out as examples of the design services offered by the company
The Tree Peony CompanyBased in North Yorkshire, The Tree Peony Company specialises in named Chinese Tree Peonies, both Central Plains cultivars and Gansu Mudan (Paeonia rockii). A good selection of pot grown plants is available throughout the year, sold by mail order, with delivery by courier to most parts of the UK within 2/3 days.
Warmerdam PaeoniaThe fourth successive generation of the Warmerdam family is now involved in growing Peonies at the nursery and with over 100 years experience in growing Paeonia they are proud of their enthusiasm and love for the genus and currently grow about 200 varieties most of which are offered for sale. They supply to commercial customers as well as the public. Their website offers a peony catalogue and a search engine for their stock, with many attractive photographs.