Here's a gorgeous variety! 'Festiva Maxima' which has double white flowers, with crimson flecks on some of its central petals.
Read on to discover lots more peony varieties you can find here, together with a snapshot of just some of the flowers, foliage, plants and sundries available in May.
At GB Foliage, there are billowing clouds of cow parsley...the perfect filler for natural, relaxed style designs.
Whilst over at Pratley, you'll find boxes of pretty white Scilla.
They also have pinks (Dianthus) in various hues. For more information about this fragrant bloom, please click here.
And you're in luck if you're looking for homegrown ranunculus!
Here are just some of the different types of peonies you can expect to find at Nine Elms. Bunches upon bunches of 'Madame Claude Tain' peonies are available at Zest Flowers.
Pale pink 'Sarah Bernhardt' peonies can be found at DG Wholesale Flowers...
...where they also have 'Gardenia'. Its buds start off as soft pink and then open up to lightly scented white petals, with just a touch of blush.
If you're looking for a rose-pink peony, choose 'Monsieur Jules Elie'.
Magical 'Coral Sunset' start off with coral petals, which gradually fade to pale cream.
'Flame' peonies, which you'll find at S Robert Allen, have cupped deep pink petals with golden yellow stamens at the centre of each bloom.
And let's finish off with 'Red Charm' peonies at Deanos Flowers, with their intense crimson red petals.
Bear in mind that different varieties of peonies open at different rates. So, if you need your peonies to be blooming perfectly for a wedding or event, simply ask the traders and they'll be able to advise you how soon in advance it's best to buy them.
Have you seen this lovely variety of Dicentra spectabilis before? It's called ‘Valentine’ and you can find it at Bloomfield.
And if you're looking for near-black blooms, how about Dianthus ‘Blackjack’ at A Goodchild?
Or if you have a bride-to-be who's set her heart on lilac roses, how about wonderful 'Dancing Clouds' at R G French & Sons?
No, I couldn't quite believe it either! The first Dutch 'Café au Lait' dahlias for 2017 have arrived at Bloomfield.
And in a similar colour palette is this lovely apricot statice (Limonium sinuatum).
If you're looking for exquisitely scented cream stocks (Matthiola incana), then head for S Robert Allen.
Or if it's foxgloves you're on the look-out for, Zest Flowers have a lovely variety called Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot Cream’.
Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum odoratum) with its arching stems and dainty white flowers is available at several wholesalers.
And you'll find pale blue 'Love-in-a-Mist' (Nigella) at J H Hart Flowers.
If you're on the search for a more vibrant blue though, head to Dennis Edwards Flowers, where you'll find these stunning cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus).
At Porters Foliage, there are containers brimming full of birch.
You'll also find viburnum...
At Evergreen, they have a wide range of geranium plants, which are ideal for adding a pop of colour to window boxes.
They also have trays upon trays of sunflowers plants (Helianthus).
Whilst over at Quality Plants, they have daisy-like marguerites...
...and Eucharis too.
How cute is this plant?! It's called Sedum morganianum, but it's also known as burro's tail. And it's available at Arnott & Mason.
That's where you'll also find these String of Hearts plants (Ceropegia woodii)...just the ticket for the current hanging plant trend. And such pretty, heart-shaped leaves!
For something more structural though and great for selling in your shop gift-wrapped are Zantedeschia plants.
New in, they also have these fabulous antique pots...
...and this lofty blossom tree, plus lots more new sundries in their fabulous new showroom.
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So, I hope you’ve enjoyed reading this month’s report and it’s given you lots of inspiration! As always, we’d love to hear from you if you have any comments or questions. Simply fill in the boxes below.
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