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Flower Care

When the flowers arrive they will need to be taken out of the box, cut on an angle, all lower leaves going below the water line removed and allowed to drink for several hours.  Please they are thirsty.  They just need a little love and attention.

Roses

Your roses are thirsty and need to drink water for at least 6 hours to perk up. Please follow instructions below and your roses will bloom over the next few days.

1) Cut 2-3 cm off the stems on an angle and remove leaves and thorns that fall below the water line.  2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.  3) Remove the outside guard petals.  These rugged outer petals were left on to protect your roses during shipment.
4) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 4.
5) For the longest life, keep your roses away from direct sunlight and heat.

Sweetheart Roses

Let your Sweetheart Roses drink water for 8 hours to perk up. With proper care, your roses will bloom over the next few days. 
1) Cut 2-3 cm off the stems on an angle and remove leaves that fall below the water line.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food. 3) Remove the outside guard petals.  These rugged outer petals were left on to protect your rosed during shipment.
4) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 4.
5) For the longest life, keep your roses away from direct sunlight and heat.

Peruvian Lilies

(also known as - Alstroemeria)
Peruvian Lilies are long-lasting, but dehydrate easily and may look thirsty upon arrival. Let your lilies drink water for about 8 hours to perk up.
1) Cut 3 cm off the stems and remove leaves that fall below the water line.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
3) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 4.
4) Keep your Peruvian Lilies away from direct sunlight and heat.

Sunflowers

Sunflowers have naturally arched necks and look best in a tall narrow vase.
1) Cut 3 cm off the stems and remove leaves that fall below the water line.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
3) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 4.
4) Keep your sunflowers away from heat and drafts.
5) Remove spent leaves to keep bouquet looking fresh longer.

Tulips

Tulips continue growing after being cut and naturally bend toward sources of light. Your tulips may already have a gentle arc and tendency to cascade over the edge of the vase.
1) Cut 2 cm off the stems and remove the leaves below the water line.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
3) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 2.
4) Keep tulips out of sunlight and heat.

Iris

1) Cut 3 cm off the stems.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
3) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 3.
4) Keep your iris away from direct sunlight, heat and drafts.

Lilies

Let your lilies drink water for 8 hours to perk up. With proper care, your lilies will bloom over the next few days.
1) Cut 3 cm off the stems and remove leaves that fall below the water line.
2) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
3) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 3.
4) Keep your lilies away from direct sunlight, heat and drafts.

Gerbera Daisies

1) Remove the plastic cups but leave the straws on the stems for a longer vase life. Allow them to drink for 8-12 hours to perk up.
2) Cut 3 cm off the stems.
3) Fill vase with water and add 1 packet of flower food.
4) Re-cut stems, change water and add second packet of flower food on day 3.
5) Daisies are sensitive to dirty water, which can cause bent necks. If this happens, re-cut stems and place in fresh water.
6) Keep your daisies away from direct sunlight and heat.

 

Should you have any questions concerning the care of your flowers your sales consultant will be happy to help.