Trader Joe’s isn’t just the place for an amazing selection of frozen food and 2-Buck Chuck. The grocer should also be on your list for fresh flowers, like the peonies that are back in stock!
The rules for shopping at Trader Joe’s have changed since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. You’ll want to double-check the store’s policy before you go. And according to medical professionals, it’s a good idea to wear a mask.
When Can I Buy Peonies?
Trader Joe’s peonies will be available to buy starting May 29th. Prices will likely vary by location but expect to pay around $7.99 for a bunch of five, a bargain for so much pretty fluff. Look for hues ranging from rosy pinks to purples to stark white.
The floral section is hard to miss when you first enter the store, and you’ll want to get there soon because Trader Joe’s peonies are back in stock—but not for long! Like many things in this world, these peonies are seasonal, so when they’re gone, they’re gone for good.
How to Care for Your Peonies
Trader Joe’s has a helpful peony explainer that details how to care for these blooms. They arrive tightly wound, roughly the size of golf ball. But after cutting the stems at a 45-degree angle and placing them in a vase filled with water, the blossoms unfurl and expand, showing their true colors.
It’s important to note that fresh flowers aren’t just eye candy, they’re also good for our emotional well-being. This study discovered that having fresh flowers around improves our moods and significantly lowers our stress levels. We feel more relaxed already!