The Colour of the Year in Blooms: Peach Fuzz

Pantone’s Colour of the Year holds a special place in the world of design and aesthetics, influencing trends across various industries. In the ever-evolving palette of hues, Peach Fuzz emerges as a captivating and warm addition. This shade, carefully selected by Pantone’s colour experts, is a delicate fusion of softness and vibrancy. With its subtle undertones and evocative warmth, Peach Fuzz is poised to make a significant impact in fashion, design, and gardening! By choosing Peach Fuzz, Pantone invites us to embrace a sense of optimism and creativity, as the colour delicately dances between the realms of tranquillity and exuberance. In the garden, Peach Fuzz appears all year round. Take a step outside into the garden and embrace Peach Fuzz, Pantone’s velvety gentle peach tone which will enrich your mind, body, soul, and garden this year.

Dahlia Mister Frans

Mister Frans is one of our favourite Peach Fuzz blooms, captivating gardeners and florists with its elegant and symmetrical appearance. This dahlia variety boasts a soft peach hue with hints of pink, creating depth and radiance in flower arrangements. The inherently cheerful nature of this colour makes it perfect for celebrations and events, adding a touch of joy to any occasion. This waterlily-type dahlia is a great addition to your cut flower garden. Growing to heights of 120 cm (48”), Mister Frans makes excellent cuts, with gorgeous 5″ blooms blooming from summer, into early fall! If you want to learn more about growing and caring for dahlias, visit our blog.  

Gladiolus Apricot Bubblegum

Gladiolus Apricot Bubblegum enchants with its striking presence and vibrance. This gladiolus cultivar boasts tall spikes adorned with bold, bi-coloured blossoms of bold fuchsia and delicate peach. The unique colouration of Apricot Bubblegum adds a touch of drama to gardens and floral arrangements, making it a standout choice for those seeking a burst of colour and energy. With its sword-shaped leaves and tall flower spikes growing to 100 cm (40”), this gladiolus variety not only captivates the eye but also brings a sense of elegance and height to any landscape or bouquet. Apricot Bubblegum is a modern garden classic and stays true to the gladiolus’ ability to combine grace and beauty in a single, charismatic bloom.

Lily Elusive

Lily Elusive is another stunning example of a Peach Fuzz bloom, showcasing its unique colour in the form of an elegant and delicate lily. The sweet fragrance of the blooms and soft pastel tones of this flower evoke a sense of tenderness and finesse, making it a popular choice for bouquets and centrepieces. The elongated petals add a touch of sophistication to any floral arrangement. Elusive is an OT lily, which is the family of our tallest flowering lilies – some even call them lily trees! Growing to height, the first year, of 120 cm (48”) and hardy to zone 3 this lily is a wonderful garden performer. Plant your Elusive lily in a sunny spot with well-draining soil and enjoy gorgeous booms in the summer!  For further reading on lilies, check out How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Your Lilies.

Rose Just Joey

Rose Just Joey stands as a testament to floral elegance with its exquisite beauty and warm, apricot-coloured blooms. This hybrid tea rose variety is cherished for its huge, high-centered flowers that unfurl gracefully, revealing layers of velvety petals. The distinct apricot hue, tinged with hints of pink and gold, adds a touch of sophistication to gardens and floral arrangements alike. Just Joey is not only admired for its captivating appearance but also for its intoxicating fragrance, which combines sweet and fruity notes. Whether gracing a garden or adorning a bouquet, this rose variety is a timeless symbol of style and refined beauty.

Peony Coral Charm

Peony Coral Charm, a botanical masterpiece, captivates with its enchanting beauty and distinctive charisma. This particular paeonia variety is renowned for its huge 8”, semi-double blooms that unfurl in a captivating display of coral-pink hues. The exquisite colour palette of Coral Charm peonies transitions from a vibrant, deep coral at the bud’s center to softer, blush tones towards the petal’s edges. Beyond its visually striking appearance, Coral Charm peonies are celebrated for their delightful fragrance, filling the air with a sweet and alluring scent. These blooms are a perennial favourite in gardens growing to 100 cm (40”) and hardy to zone 2.  In your early summer floral arrangements, Coral Charm will add a touch of elegance and romance to any setting. For further reading on peonies, check out How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Your Peony.

The presence of peach-coloured elements in the garden brings about a harmonious blend of warmth and vibrancy. Whether it is the gentle petals of Dahlia Mister Frans, the captivating allure of Peony Coral Charm, the tall spikes of Gladiolus Apricot Bubblegum, or the delicate sophistication of Rose Just Joey, the peach hue introduces a sense of optimism and elegance to outdoor spaces. Add Pantone’s Colour of the Year Peach Fuzz to your garden this year, and you will not be disappointed! Embrace the beauty of Peach Fuzz in all its splendour, and let it add a touch of joy to your surroundings. From design to gardening, this nuanced shade is here to stay! So why not embrace it in all its glory?


  • Angela Weber
    January 15, 2024

    Beautiful! Wondering where I will be able to purchase these five fuzzy peach plants near where I live in Langley.

  • Florissa
    January 19, 2024

    Hi Angela, please visit and we will be happy to direct you to a retailer in your location.

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