Flowers By Nature's Tips for
LONG LASTING Fresh Flowers.
REMEMBER THE 3 C's
The key to Flower survival is a fresh clean cut. We at Flowers By
Nature cut all stems with a sharp florist knife. This opens the stems
to allow fresh water up to the flower (just like a drinking straw).
Stems will close up if they dry out, or naturally with age. Please
never use your scissors. Scissors will pinch the delicate veins in
the stems shut.
REMEMBER FRESH FLOWERS NEED FRESH WATER.
Leaves in water will promote bacteria. Bacteria growth in the water
and in the stems will cause flowers to rot, wilt and eventually die.
Keep your vase filled or floral foam soaked with clean water containing
a floral preservative (provided by florist). If flower food solution
becomes cloudy,replace it entirely. Recut stem one or two inches with
a sharp knife.
Most floral arrangements last 4-10
days, depending on the types of flower;
and the quality and amount of care
they receive. Always keep flowers
in a cool spot (65 to 72 Fahrenheit)
They like cool conditions, but be
careful not to freeze them. Keep them
away from direct sun, cooling vents,
directly under ceiling fans, or on
top of televisions or radiators.
When purchasing flowers look for flowers
which are upright, firm petals and
buds beginning to bloom. Spotted or
drooping leaves are a sign of age.