Garden Roses vs. Peonies. When it comes to flowers, there are a lot of choices out there. But if you’re looking for something special, you can’t go wrong with our favorite peonies or garden roses. These two flowers are both beautiful and unique in their own way. Here are the similarities and differences between these two bountiful blooms.

The Texture

Garden Roses and Peonies are similar in color and texture because of the ruffled, soft, fluffy petals. The extravagant, romantic look of these flowers open wide to reveal an abundance of perfect petals is more in demand than ever, especially for weddings. Peonies often appear fuller and more ruffled than roses. The extra petals on a peony give it a unique look that sets it apart from a rose. A Garden Rose has an ornate center that creates such movement within a bouquet.

The Color

Peonies come in a variety of colors, but there are usually four common colors: red, pink, white, and yellow. In addition, peonies come in a wider range of colors than roses, with some varieties even featuring multi-colored petals.

The Season

At Gardens America, Garden roses in available year-round, making them a favorable option. Peony season can range by location and region including North Carolina May-June, Oregon June- July, Alaska July-August, Chile November-January and Dutch-Israel January-February.

The Price

Because of the high demand for a peony, garden roses are typically more budget friendly. While peonies are always somewhat pricey, buying when they’re in season is the most cost-effective option.

Peonies and roses are both popular flowers that have a lot to offer. Peonies are known for their large size and round shape, while roses are known for their elegant shape and wide variety of colors. We specialize in sourcing, importing, marketing, and distributing the most unique fresh-cut flowers available from around the globe. If you aren’t sure which flower is right for you, let us help. Contact us today by visiting or by calling +1 305-640-2390.