Plantology on Tap: Farming Perennial Peonies

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Plantology on Tap: Farming Perennial Peonies

Pink peonies blooming in a field.
Scott Hummel

Dates & Prices

Longwood at the Creamery

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Doors open at 5:00 pm, lecture begins at 6:00 pm

Fee: $29

Please note, there is an additional $3.40 processing fee per ticket

Hear from peony expert and owner of Styer’s Peonies Richard Currie about the history of his perennial flower farms, operating for well over 100 years. Learn about what it takes to run a flower farm—from growing peonies, to the equipment and techniques used, to what varieties are best for display. Attendees will receive a voucher to visit Styer’s Peonies at a discount—so you can see for yourself their stunning 25-acre farm packed with more than 55,000 peonies in bloom. Enjoy a delicious small bite and signature cocktail to round out the fun!


The Creamery of Kennett Square


Richard Currie, Owner of Styer’s Peonies