Caring for your Preserved Flowers
It feels great when you are coming home and seeing that special rose and flower that you have received, as beautiful as it was the day you got it. Whether they are roses, Hydragneas, Gardenias which have not withered and is still part of your beautiful home decoration.
These flowers have the bueaty and the colour just as the first day, even though time has passed, these are preserved flowers
Here are some tips on how do you care for your preserved flowers.
Preserved flowers are fresh flowers that are picked when at bloom, and preserved at it's best state. Thus they are very fragile just like fresh flowers.
With minimal care you can enjoy your preserved flowers for many months or even years! It does last up to three years with proper care! This is one of the main advantages of these indoor flowers, which do not need water, fertilizer or sunlight.
The only requirement to maintain all of their beauty is to keep them out of direct sunlight so they don’t discolour and dust them every now and then with a tissue or a hairdryer, taking care not to damage their delicate petals.
Here are some simple tips to maintain your preserved flowers
1. Keep them away from moisture and water!
Remember, they are treated flowers and they are not alive, even if they look like they are.
- You should keep them out of humid places or environments. In coastal or rainy areas where humidity is very high, you should keep them away from places where air enters or where there are ventilation grilles.
- Avoid the direct sunlight! Preserved flowers should not be exposed to the sun for prolonged periods.
- You shouldn’t press, bend or squash the petals or stems. They are delicate and can be damaged easily.
Preservation makes it possible to have all kinds of highly ornamental interior decoration. Don’t forget that they are natural plants, which have undergone a preservation process so that they maintain their beauty without withering and without needing maintenance.