Easy Tips to Help Your Cut Flowers Last Longer
At Panda Flowers, we understand that the purchase of
flowers can feel expensive. And, the joy
of buying or receiving flowers can fade quickly if they don’t last very long. Here a few tips to keep your flowers looking
It’s true that a cut
flower has been cut from its source (plant/roots) so it will be up to human action
to keep the stems healthy to last as long as possible. Most people understand the importance of putting
flowers into fresh, clean water immediately, but many forget the crucial step
in cutting the stems. Like our skin,
flower stems will eventually seal at the cut making it very difficult for the
stem to drink water. (We’ve all seen droopy flowers. They are simply thirsty). So cutting the stems at an angle is an effective
way to make sure they receive adequate hydration. Recutting the stems every few days and changing
the water so it is also fresh helps to keep the stems happy & open.
It is also important to remove any leaves that fall below the water line. Leaves in the water will cause bacterial
growth that interferes with your flower’s health and ability to absorb
Location, Location, Location
While a little sunlight may
help your flowers bloom, too much direct sun is harmful. It’s important to find
a spot to display your flowers away from heat & direct sun so they stay
beautiful & fresh for as long as possible.
It’s also important to place your flowers away from fruits & vegies.
Produce emits a type of gas that can actually cause flowers to have a shorter life, so always best to keep them far apart.
Shop Smart & Local
Where you choose to purchase flowers is also an important consideration. Choosing an expert, professional floral shop, like Panda Flowers, ensures that your flowers will be beautiful for any occasion. Every Panda Flowers location in Alberta offers floral delivery in their areas.
Why choose us?
Panda Flowers is an Alberta born,
talented flower group that has existed since 1999. Each independent location offers offer fresh,
long lasting flower arrangements for any type of occasion. Whether you need flowers for a one-of-a-kind
corporate event, a wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc, we’ve got you
covered. Panda Flowers can also offer
custom floral creations and unique urban botanicals for everyday occasions. Our design teams are committed to offering
you the finest in exclusive floral designs for all occasions — with top-tier
customer service and expert knowledge.