ON MARCH 24TH, 2021, WE RECEIVED A NOTICE FROM OUR DISTRIBUTORS ADVISING OF AN EXTENDED SHORTAGE OF FLOWER AVAILABILITY. DUE TO A RECORD BREAKING DEMAND ON FLOWERS, INCLEMENT WEATHER & FLOODING AND A SHORTAGE OF COMMERCIAL FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION, OUR DISTRIBUTORS CANNOT COMMIT TO HAVING ALL THE FLOWERS WE MAY NEED TO FILL OUR ORDERS .
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Certain varieties of cut flowers last longer than others. Carnations, for example, can remain vibrant for long periods. Roses have a shorter vase life, but are prized for their special and delicate beauty. When buying flowers, be sure to ask your florist how long you should expect your arrangement to last. Whatever variety you choose, a little TLC will go a long way to keep your blooms looking fresh longer. Here are a few handy tips that can help add days to their beauty!
Essentials for your flowers
Keep them in a cool spot (65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit; 18 to 22 degrees Celsius), away from direct sunlight, heating or cooling vents, direct drafts from a ceiling fan, and the tops of televisions or radiators. (Appliances like televisions give off heat, causing flowers to dehydrate.)
When your flowers arrive in wet foam
Keep the floral foam soaked in water. We do not typically supply floral food for the home since all flowers are processed with FloraLife at the time of processing at the shop. This ensures the longest life possible for your flowers.
When your flowers are arranged in water
Keep the vase filled with water. You may cut about 1/4" off the stems as this will extend the life of the flower. Do not pour out all the wate in the vase unless the water turns dingy or dirty. Just add room temprature water as needed.
When your flowers have woody stems and branches (such as Quince, Forsythia, or Lilac)
Cut the stem with sharp pruning shears.
What is floral food and why use it?
Floral food is a combination of additives that help to nourish the flowers and discourage bacteria from growing in the water. We do not typically supply floral food for the home since all flowers are processed with FloraLife at the time of processing at the shop. This ensures the longest life possible for your flowers.