How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer

Who doesn’t love receiving fresh flowers? They make us feel happy, loved and appreciated.

They turn your home into a little vibrant oasis and fill the room with a wonderful fragrance. Sadly, it doesn’t last forever.

As you know some fresh flowers last longer than others.

Zinnia for example, a widely used flower in fresh arrangements, is estimated to last for 24 days with regular water changes! Orchids is also a very popular choice in bouquets, they can last up to 3 weeks if you take proper care and regular water changes. One of the cheaper bunches are carnations, very versatile flowers that can last an impressive two to three weeks.

Whatever fresh flowers are in your vase, there are few simple things you can do to extend their life.

Forget about the old DIY solutions like pennies, aspirin or even vodka. They can actually do more damage than good. You don’t need to be a professional florist to pull these off, just read our infographic and test them out!

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This infographic was brought to you by SerenataFlowers.com, an award winning online florist offering next day fresh flowers, postal flowers and a range of gifts for any occasion.

Read Also:

Keep Fresh Flowers Lasting For Longer – Part 1

Keep Fresh Flowers Lasting Longer – Part 2

Lily Calyx

Lily Calyx is our in-house flower whisperer, an expert on all things botanical and an enthusiastic orchids collector. She loves discussing the insights of the secret world of flowers, shares her gardening tips and hacks and moons over the latest additions to SerenataFlowers.com flower range. Ask Lily anything about flowers and we can guarantee she will have the answer.

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