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Flower Care

When you receive flowers from Wild Rose Florist you can be certain they are 'Premium Quality Fresh Cut Flowers'. We want you to get the best from your flowers and have them last as long as possible.

You will find some helpful tips and tricks here that will help you enjoy your flowers for longer, there is a recipe at the bottom of the page for home made flower food, it is Very easy to do.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caring for your flowers

  • Bouquets are sent out wet packed or with individual water vials attached to each stem to ensure that flowers arrive Fresh.
  • Boxed flower arrangements (and similar) have a bowl with floral foam and water that the flowers are arranged in.

Please read and follow the care instructions below to help your flowers last as long as possible.

Boxed Flower or Bowl Arrangements

Boxed flower or Bowl arrangements are delivered fresh to your door with a clear cellophane wrap that covers the flowers and has a decorative bow and ribbon attached. The cellophane wrap offers protection to the flowers while in transit and also adds to the presentation of a beautiful gift of flowers.

  • To help your flowers breathe, please remove the cellophane wrap as soon as possible after you receive your flowers
  • Place flowers in a cool spot with natural filtered light
  • Where possible, try to avoid direct sunlight, strong heating or air conditioning
  • Avoid placing flowers under strong down lights as these are a direct source of heat
  • Check the water bowl inside the box at the base of the arrangement to ensure the water supply is adequate, top up if necessary
  • Check water level daily and and change every two days, add flower food to water.
  • Remove spent flowers to help keep your arrangement looking fresh

Flower Bouquets and Gift Wraps

  • Flower bouquets and gift wrapped flowers are delivered fresh to your door in a cellophane and craft paper wrap with decorative ribbons and bows.
  • Please remove the cellophane and craft paper wrap as soon as possible after you receive your flowers
  • Remove wet pack material or water vials from flower stems Fill a suitable vase to approximately 50% and add flower food (supplied with your flowers) to the vase
  • Place flowers in vase, position vase in a cool spot, with natural filtered light
  • Where possible, try to avoid direct sunlight, strong heating or air conditioning
  • Avoid placing flowers under strong down lights as these are a direct source of heat
  • Fresh flowers love “Fresh” water, change vase water every two to three days, add flower food to water, see our easy "Flower Food" recipe below. 
  • Remove spent flowers to help keep your arrangement looking fresh
  • We guarantee our products 100%, if you have any questions regarding flower care or are concerned about how long your flowers lasted, please contact us for assistance.

Make your own "Flower Food"

Ingredients:

Bleach, Sugar, Vinegar (or Citric acid) and water

Directions

Half fill your vase with clean water, then add (Based on one litre of water)

  • Half a teaspoon of household bleach
  • Two teaspoons of sugar
  • One teaspoon of vinegar or 3 pinches of citric acid

Stir thoroughly untill all the sugar has disolved and then add your flowers. We recommend  that you replace the vase water every three days, don't forget to add your flower food to the new vase water, your flowers will last longer if cared for properly.

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