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Trader Joe’s Flowers: What to Buy (and What to Skip)

Trader Joe’s is a great place to find flowers for any occasion. The prices are reasonable, the selection is good, and the quality is excellent. Whether you’re looking for something seasonal or year-round, you’ll definitely be able to find it at Trader Joe’s.

Varieties of Flowers Found at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s carries a wide variety of everyone’s favorite flowers and greenery throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for flowers for yourself, for a friend, or even just to fill in some blank spots in an already existing arrangement in your home, you can likely find it at Trader Joe’s!

From experience, here’s the type of flower you can find at your local Trader Joe’s, but keep in mind different areas or climates may have different selections.

Focal Flowers

Focal flowers are great on their own or in a mixed arrangement. Trader Joe’s sells a great selection of focal flowers ranging in price from $3.99 to $9.99 per bundle. The bundles vary in size.

  • Roses
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Hydrangea
  • Gerber Daisies
  • Tulips
  • Peonies
  • Ranunculus
  • Sunflowers
  • Big Carnations
  • Lilies
sunflowers displayed at Trader Joe's

Filler Flowers

  • Baby’s Breath
  • Alstroemeria
  • Stock
  • Statice
  • Mini Carnations
  • Spray Roses
  • Chamomile
  • Hypericum Berries
  • Unicorn Gypsophila
  • Gerbera Daisies
spray roses at Trader Joe's
unicorn baby's breath at Trader Joe's

Filler Greenery

  • Silver Dollar Eucalyptus
  • Baby Blue Eucalyptus
  • Seeded Eucalyptus
  • Gumdrop Eucalyptus
  • Italian Ruskus
  • Variegated Pittosporum
  • Bupleurum
  • Cress
  • Myrtle

Seasonal Trader Joe’s Flowers

Trader Joe’s offers seasonal flowers in spring, summer, fall, and winter. The selection varies by season, but you can always find a good variety of beautiful blooms to choose from. The prices are reasonable, and the quality is excellent.

tulips displayed at Trader Joe's


Daffodils arrive at Trader Joe’s as early as February. Ranunculus are available at Trader Joe’s from March until April. Pussywillow branches hit the flower section in April.

  • Daffodils
  • Ranunculus
  • Peony Double Tulips
  • Pussywillow Branches
  • Flowering Branches
ranunculus displayed at Trader Joe's
pussywillow branches at Trader Joe's


If you don’t or can’t grow peonies, expect to start seeing peonies in May at Trader Joe’s. Depending on the weather of the season, peonies can remain available until mid-July.

  • Peonies
  • Sunflowers
  • Green Shamrock Hydrangea
  • Country Roses
  • Gladiolus
peonies at Trader Joe's


A wide variety of fall blooms appear in Trader Joe’s stores beginning in September.

Chrysanthemums and sunflowers are among the most popular, but there are also many other beautiful options to choose from.

  • Sunflowers
  • Craspedia
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Dahlias
  • Goldenrod
  • Feverfew
  • Wax Flower
  • Grasses
  • Millets
  • Leucaden
  • Ornamental Peppers
fall flowers and ornamentals at Trader Joe's


Trader Joe’s carries a lot of wonderful Christmas greenery and winter greenery beginning in November. They offer a wide selection of wreaths, garlands, swags, bundles, and tabletop trees.

  • Boxwood wreaths
  • Mixed evergreen wreaths
  • Evergreen garland
  • Evergreen swags
  • Grinch grump trees
  • Mixed winter greens bundles
  • Holly
  • Cedar
  • Hypericum Berries
  • Chinese New Year Mums
hypericum berries at Trader Joe's

Pre-Arranged Flower Bouquets

If floral arranging isn’t your thing or you’re short on time, Trader Joe’s sells pre-arranged flower bouquets. These bouquets typically have a mix of focal and filler flowers and filler greenery.

The pre-arranged flower bouquets range in size and price. The prices range from $3.99 to $12.99.

pre-arranged flower bouquets at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s Flower Prices

Prices of flowers at Trader Joe’s range from $3.99 to $12.99.

Flowers to Skip at Trader Joe’s

If you have pets, it’s best to avoid the following flowers as they’re poisonous.

  • Hydrangea
  • Daffodils
  • Baby’s breath
  • Alstroemeria
  • Tulips
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Lilies
  • Eucalyptus
  • Unicorn Gypsophila
  • Holly
daffodils at Trader Joe's

Using Trader Joe’s Flowers for an Event

Do you have a special event in the future like a baby shower or birthday party and you’d like to use fresh flowers? Head to Trader Joe’s about three weeks ahead of time and ask to speak with the flower order writer. They should be able to give you a selection and prices that you can special order.

One caveat is there might not be a choice for specific colors. And keep in mind this may not be available at all stores, but it never hurts to ask!

There is no discount when buying bulk Trader Joe’s flowers.

fuchsia and light pink peonies

Trader Joe’s Flower Tips

Ask for a Bucket

Do you have to drive more than 20 minutes to Trader Joe’s or more errands to run after stopping by TJ’s? Ask for a bucket of water for your flowers as soon as you get to the cash register. A team member will need to grab the water from the back and that can take a couple minutes.

Ask for a Box

Buying a large amount of flowers but you have a short drive home? Ask for a wine box to keep your flowers upright and from getting crushed. Trader Joe’s wine boxes are perfect because they’re compartmentalized.

Trader Joe's wine box used to transport flowers

Call Ahead

Looking for a specific variety of flower? Call your local Trader Joe’s and ask if they have any in stock before making the drive to the store. Most of the time, they’ll gladly check the inventory for you.

Trader Joe's flowers - country roses


Does Trader Joe’s have Christmas greenery?

Yes, Trader Joe’s offers a wide variety of Christmas greenery beginning in November.

Why are Trader Joe’s flowers so cheap?

Trader Joe’s flowers are inexpensive because they purchase their flowers in in bulk, direct from growers.

Can you return flowers to Trader Joe’s?

Yes, you can return flower to Trader Joe’s, with or without a receipt.

How much are Trader Joe’s peonies?

As of spring, 2022, the cost for a 5-stem bunch of peonies is $9.99.

How much do Trader Joe’s flowers cost?

Most flowers range in price from $3.99 to $12.99 per bunch/bouquet.

How do I get fresh flowers to last longer?

Check my blog post where share helpful tips to get the most life out of your fresh flowers.

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One Comment

  1. Thanks for the flowers to avoid if you have pets list! Some pet owners may not realize that some of the flowers- while beautiful isn’t good for their pets. I love hydrangea but I’m also not getting it for this reason. Anyway – thanks for this post!

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