Alaska Peonies in the News


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Alaska - a peony paradise? -The Christian Science Monitor
In the Last Frontier. peonies mature at a time that no others in the world are blooming.

A fine time to plant peonies - The Homer Tribune
World demand is high for Alaska’s late-blooming crop

Peonies take root in Homer - The Homer News

Peonies as an Alaska cash crop - Anchorage Daily News

Ask Nancy: What’s Available - Part One? -

Greenhouse and peony forums brighten January days - Anchorage Daily News

Modern transportation, good growing conditions boost peonies - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska Peonies - Alaska Airlines Magazine, August 2013

Interior offers bouniful benefits for burgeoning peony industry - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, January 2014

North Pole peony grower honored with award - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner February 2014

Positive Outlook - Alaska Airlines Magazine, April 2014

Flowers From Alaska - The Atlantic, June 2014

A peony plan grows with help of Fairbanks flower buffs - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, June 2014

Flowers From Alaska – Amy Nordrum, June 18, 2014

Kenai Peninsula Peony industry a growing one - Peninsula Clarion, July 2014

For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns - Juneau Empire, July 2014

Budding-industry-deals-with-growing-pains KTVA, July 2014

Alaskans-tapping-wedding-flower-market - Green & Gold News, UAA, August 2014 

Labor needs for peony industry grow along with the flower – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, February 21, 2015

Alaska Peonies Story - Flowers & Magazine, April 2015

Weird winters' a challenge for peony growers - Peninsula Clarion, June 2015

The soaring popularity of peonies is getting a boost from the newest producer: Alaska - Flowers & Magazine, April 2015

Picking the perfect peonies – Clarion Peninsula, 7, 18, 2015

Local peonies grace Obama hotel suite – Homer News, September 3, 2015

Blooming Ambition – ACRES, November 2015

Peony farmers try to produce successful crops one weird Alaska winter at a time - KTVA, March 18, 2016

Alaska Peonies - Florist Review, June 2016

Building Alaska agriculture, one peony at a time - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, January 22, 2017

UAF professor wins peony grower award - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Feb 6, 2017

Alaska's finest flowers - Winnipeg Free Press News, April 29, 2017

Get-Outside-the-budding-peonies-industry-in-the-Valley - KTUUAugust 04, 2017

Featured Stories

Alaska Airlines Magazine, August 2013

Peonies from America’s Last Frontier

This old-fashioned floweris all the more alluring once you discover it’s Alaska’s newest export.

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Flowers & Magazine Peony Article 4-15-1
Flowers & Magazine, April 2015

Fresh Focus

The soaring popularity of peonies is getting a boost from the newest producer: Alaska

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The Atlantic, June 2014

Flowers From Alaska

For late-summer weddings, the peonies can only come from one place.

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