following information is for you to use upon receiving your flowers.
arrival of your roses make sure you have ready a vase or buckets of cool fresh
water to put them in.
you cut the straps and open the box you will notice they are wrapped in
cardboard sleeves that hold the stems in place.
You might also notice that your flowers appear
to be a little sleepy, this is completely normal after the long trip that your
flowers just finished taking.
flower clippers or scissors cut about an inch or two off the stems at an angle
underneath running water, the tips of the stem tend to dry a little bit after
their long journey.
you are ready to start the rehydration process. Keeping the cardboard sleeve
and rubber band in place helps your roses stay nicely in place while they are
in the buckets of fresh cool water. Keep them in the buckets of water anywhere
from 4 to 8 hours while they completely rehydrate.
this process is done you may now remove the cardboard sleeve and rubber band
and place your roses in a container of your choice with fresh cool water.
Remember to change the water every 24 to 48 hours to help extend the life of
your roses. Once you take the roses out of the sleeves you will also notice
some of the petals to be a little brown or discolored in some cases, this is
completely normal as these roses come directly from our farms. These are known
as the guard petals. You will usually need to remove anywhere from 3 to 7
petals per rose.
also plays a role on your roses. If you want your roses to bloom at a faster
pace simply put them in a warmer environment, the heat helps them bloom a lot
faster. If you would like for them to slow the blooming rate simply place them
in a colder environment. Remember to keep them away from the direct path of an
AC vent; this can be harmful for the delicate petals. Also if kept in a
refrigerator make sure you have no fruits and vegetables stored alongside your
roses. Fruits and vegetables release gases that can also damage the tips of the
you would like to make your own plant food for your flowers you may do the
can mix the following ingredients that you can find in nearly every household
to create your very own plant food. What this does is basically neutralize the
chemicals that come in tap water, and extend the life of your plants.
a gallon of fresh cool water mix a teaspoon of sugar, a teaspoon of salt and a
teaspoon of white vinegar. It's as simple as that!
you have any further questions please do not hesitate in calling us and one of
our customer service reps will kindly answer all of your questions.