How to care for preserved flower arrangements
If you have received preserved flowers as a gift or you are going to give it, you may be wondering how to take of them in order to keep them beautiful and in great conditions as long as possible. With proper care, preserved flowers can be kept for at least one year and up to three years. The rules of their maintenance are really easy and they do not require a lot of time. Here are some tips how to care of preserved flowers and save their perfect conditions as long as possible.
What Do you need to do
Keep your preserved flowers in their original packaging
When you received your flower arrangement, be sure to keep them in their original packaging. Attempting to remove the flowers from the package could destroy them so we highly recommend do not do it. The plastic or paper boxes will protect flowers against drafts, dust and other disturbances that may affect the flowers condition. Simply wipe the boxes of dust and enjoy their beauty long time.
Сarefully remove dust from the flowers
If your preserved flowers kept away from the box, you need carefully to brush the dust from them. It is important to do it gently in order do not to disturb the petals too much. As they can become more fragile.
Put your preserved roses in direct sunlight
Keep your preserved flowers away from the direct sunlight and windows. Sunlight will expedite the drying process and can discolor your flower petals.
Keep preserved roses in the area of high humidity
Preserved roses should be kept at low humidity and slightly below room temperature. Excessive humidity can take months off of the expected lifespan of your flowers.
Water your flowers
Exposure to water should be completely avoided as it will damage the petals and stems of preserved roses.
Following these simple rules, you will give long lifespan to preserved flowers and could enjoy their beauty up to three years.
The history of preserved flowers and the most interesting facts about them
As you know we are not only exporters of fresh flowers but we are also producers of preserved roses which last more than two years. Today we would like to reply to frequently asked questions about preserved roses and their storage conditions.
Nowadays preserved flowers are amazing gifts for St. Valentines Day, International Women’s Day, Birthday and other important dates in our life. We heard a lot of different stories how they were created the first time but the most popular story is the development of special technology of preserved roses in 1970th by spouses Paul and Jeannette Lambert.
According to some historical records, Paul brought a bouquet to his wife, which wilted after a couple of days and this fact was very disappointed to the woman. Paul promised to find a way to prevent the cut flowers against withering and the result of his efforts was heartwarming and beautiful.
The average time of preserved roses life is more than 2 years but it is important to follow the simple rules how to take care of them. So the basic maintenance of preserved roses:
Keep preserved roses indoors.
Keep preserved roses out of humid places or environments.
Avoid any contact of preserved roses with water.
Do not expose preserved roses directly to sunlight. Preserved flowers should not be exposed to the sun for prolonged periods.
Use a dry, cool air stream for cleaning.
You shouldn’t press, bend or squash the petals or stems. They are delicate and can be damaged easily.
These simple rules help to keep your preserved roses fresh and in a great conditions. If you have any questions about it please do not hesitate contact us and we will reply to your main questions.
Superb quality roses growing in the middle of the world
Excellent Flowers´ farm is located in Cayambe (Ecuador) just 50 km from the capital of the country Quito and the location determines the main characteristics of flowers which we produce.
The special location of the farm provides the perfect conditions to grow the premium quality roses. The water for flowers comes directly from the mountain which is located in the same town and volcanic soil gives the possibility to grow amazing roses up to 2 meters height or even higher. All fertilizers we use are natural and it makes us unique as we do not use any chemicals for the flowers.
Excellent flowers is a special place to work with positive atmosphere. All our employees work with a great mood and the flowers feels it and grow faster and it makes them stronger. If our workers are sad or do not have positive attitude they could not work that day and come to the farm when they feel better.
There is a big variety of roses which are growing on the farm but the main flower are roses. We have different kinds of roses but the most popular between our customers are Hermosa, White O´hara, Pink Mondial, Vendela, Topaz, Pink Floyd, Explorer etc. The roses have strong long stem and amazing buds.
Despite fresh flowers we also produce preserved roses which can last more than 3 years. The laboratory is located in a few minutes driving from the farm and it makes the process of work comfortable and smooth. We have a unique receipt of production the preserved roses but prefer to keep the process secretly in order to preserve the secret of eternal beauty forever. People on the lab work with passion, they love what they do, that is why our products are always associated with love and happiness. And those feelings are alive in every rose produced in our farms and labs in order to share this love and happiness with every person all over the world. Because our roses are being exported to every corner on the planet through our web sites www.wholesalepreservedroses.com for long lasting roses and www.excellentflowersinc.com for fresh cut roses.
Wedding Season and the best rose for these special days
Summer time is the perfect time for planning weddings because of the sunny days plenty of light and blue sky. For this reason, Excellent Flowers Inc is ready to offer amazing roses to help people to convert in reality their dream wedding.
To start, Planning a wedding could be a complete and exhausting job. For that reason, every detail has to be covered in advance in order to reduce the stress of the planning of this wonderful event.
Keeping in mind this context, it is very important the correct selection of the roses to decorate the chapel, the reception and specially the bride´s bouquet.
One of the best options in the world to show the unique beauty of this event is the Shimmer Rose. We highly recommend this beautiful rose for these special events as weddings.
Rose Shimmer is very pretty, large, greenhouse rose with the hint of the garden rose look and fascinating blend of colours. Its flowers come in a pink-peachy colour with a hint of yellow in the centre. Such colour combination produces glow like effect, almost as if the rose shines with a soft tremulous light. A semi-informal array of ruffled petals and a high rise cup are another top feature of the rose, which makes it look a bit like a garden rose. So, if you are on the lookout for show stopper rose in peach colour that would be able to withstand everything that life throws at it, Rose Shimmer is a perfect choice.
Shimmer is a remarkably durable rose with a touch of the garden rose look that is available during the whole year in our farms. Beautiful salmon-peach buds open to high rise cupped rosettes with a lovely slightly ruffled centres. Ecuadorian rose are very famous because, it comes on a very long live, straight, hardy stem and very few thorns. In Exellent Flowers Inc. we export this lovely rose.
Each bloom of this kind of rose is tightly packed with orderly petals with a ruffled core. Because of the high petal count, the rose is very similar to garden roses which offers a home touch.
Shimmer Rose can be combined with
Shimmer Rose looks perfect when mixed with a pastel pallet of colors to work with the floral design. For a bride´s bouquet or floral wedding decoration we can use this Shimmer rose with other luxuriant flowers, such as cream or white garden roses, hydrangeas, ranunculus, or other toned down foliage.
With the help of all your beloved people and great wedding planner every person could convert a dream wedding into reality.