Preserved Roses Monalisa Sapphire Blue - 3 blooms - 6cm
ORIGIN: South America
BLOOM SIZE: Diameter approx 6cm, height 5-6cm.
QTY BLOOMS PER UNIT: 3 blooms.
PACKAGING: 3 blooms per window box, 42 window boxes per master box.
-The stem is about 0.5cm, just enough to wire the roses.
-Non-edible, and for decorative purposes only.
-Vermeille is Rainforest Alliance certified.
-Avoid direct sunlight, the roses are made for indoor use only.
-Do not water the preserved roses.
-The preferred storage humidity is less than 80%.
-The preferred storage temperature is 18-22 degrees Celcius.
- How to use your preserved roses as a focal flower. No stem? No problem!
- How to reflex a preserved rose.
The rose is a symbol that has many different meanings depending on the context and culture. The rose is often associated with love, beauty, and perfection. The rose is also a symbol of secrecy, as the ancient Greeks and Romans used it to convey messages without words. In Christianity, the rose is associated with the Virgin Mary and is also symbolic of the blood of Christ. In literature, the rose is often used as a symbol of unattainable love or beauty, and the thorns are often used to symbolize the pain of love.
It can also represent balance, promise, hope, and new beginnings.
WHAT IS A PRESERVED ROSE:
A preserved rose is a real rose that has been treated to extend its lifespan and maintain its appearance for an extended period. This can be done through preservation, which typically involves treating the rose with a mixture of glycerin, water, and other chemicals to replace the natural moisture in the flower and prevent it from drying out and wilting. Preserved roses can last for several years and are often used in decorative arrangements or as gifts.
HOW TO WIRE A PRESERVED ROSE:
Wiring a preserved rose involves using floral wire and floral tape to create a rose stem so it can be arranged in a bouquet or floral arrangement. The process typically involves the following steps:
- Cut a piece of floral wire to the desired length for the stem of the rose.
- Carefully insert the wire into the rose's base, ensuring not to damage the petals.
- Wrap the wire tightly around the base of the rose, and secure it with floral tape.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you have covered the entire wire with floral tape to create a stem.
- Trim off excess wire or tape to create a neat, finished stem.
Handling the preserved rose gently is essential since the petals and leaves are delicate and may break easily. Also, since the rose is already preserved, the stem may be fragile and less flexible than fresh flowers.
It is important to note that the preservation process may affect the flexibility of the stem, and the wire may need to be inserted at different angles to ensure stability and support for the flower.
HOW TO REFLEX A PRESERVED ROSE:
Reflexing a preserved rose means bending the flower's petals downward, away from the bloom's center. This technique creates a more natural, relaxed look in floral arrangements. The process of reflexing a preserved rose typically involves the following steps:
- Gently hold the rose by the stem and use your fingers to carefully bend the petals downward, away from the center of the bloom.
- Use your fingers to shape the petals to your desired position.
- Repeat this process for each petal, working your way around the rose.
- Once you have reflexed all the petals, you may also want to adjust the shape of the rose by using your fingers to shape the petals.
Handling the preserved rose gently is essential since the petals and leaves are delicate and may break easily. Also, since the rose is already preserved, it may be less flexible than fresh flowers, and you may not be able to reflex the petals as much as you would like.
Reflexing a preserved rose is a delicate technique; working with one petal at a time is best. Take your time and be gentle, so you don't damage the petals.
There are several benefits to using preserved roses in floral arrangements and other decorative applications. Some of the main advantages include the following:
- Longer lifespan: Preserved roses can last for several years, whereas fresh roses typically last only a few days. This makes them ideal for use in long-term displays or as gifts that can be enjoyed for an extended period.
- Low maintenance: Preserved roses do not require any water or special care, making them easy to use in various settings.
- Versatility: Preserved roses come in various colors and varieties and can be used in different floral arrangements and decorating schemes.
- Cost-effective: Preserved roses are often less expensive than fresh flowers, especially considering the preserved roses' longer lifespan.
- Allergen-free: Preserved roses are perfect for people allergic to flowers since they don't produce any pollen or release any fragrance.
- Convenience: Preserved roses can be used in any climate and season without needing special storage or transportation, making it convenient for those who want flowers in their home or workplace.
Overall, preserved roses are a great way to add beauty and elegance to any space while providing long-lasting enjoyment and low maintenance.
Fast shipping. If you decide to place an order, we normally pack out the same or the next day. We aim to have orders placed before 12PM on weekdays sent out within 24 hours.
How long does delivery take? North Island 1-2 days, South Island 2-3 days & for Rural deliveries add an extra 1-3 days.
How much does delivery cost? Please view our delivery page here.