Helpful Info

Helpful Information

We hope the information below can help you choose the flowers or gifts you are looking for. Please let us know if you have any questions.

The Meaning of Rose Colors:
Black roses signify Death
Coral Rose conveys Desire
Lavender Roses symbolize love at first sight and enchantment
Orange Roses indicate enthusiasm, desire and fascination
Pink (Deep) says Thank You
Pink (Light) Rose coveys admiration, gentleness, grace, gladness, joy and sweetness
Pink Roses carry the message of happiness, gracefulness and gentleness
Red Roses symbolize sincere Love, Respect, Courage and Passion
Red (Dark) Rose reveal unconscious beauty
Red (Single) means "I Love You"
Red & White Roses together signify unity
Single Rose in any color expresses simplicity and gratitude
White Roses express Purity/heavenly, secrecy, silence, innocence and charm
White (Bridal) Rose symbolizes a happy love
Yellow Roses indicate joy, gladness, friendship and "I Care"
Yellow Rose with Red Tip indicates friendship falling in Love
Anniversary Gifts - Traditional and Modern

YEAR TRADITIONAL MODERN
1 Paper/Clocks
2 Cotton/China
3 Leather Crystal/Glass
4 Fruit/Flowers Appliances
5 Wood Silverware
6 Candy/Iron Wood
7 Wool/Copper Desk Set
8 Bronze Linens/Lace
9 Pottery/Leather
10 Aluminum/Diamond Jewelry
11 Steel Fashion Jewelry
12 Silk/Pearls
13 Lace Textiles/Fur
14 Ivory Gold Jewelry
15 Crystal Watch
20 China Platinum
25 Silver Silver
30 Pearl Diamond
35 Coral Jade
40 Ruby Ruby
45 Sapphire Sapphire
50 Gold Gold
55 Emerald Emerald
60 Diamond Diamond

How can I make my flowers last longer?
Certain varieties of cut flowers last longer than others. Carnations, for example, can remain vibrant for long periods. Roses have a shorter vase life, but are prized for their special and delicate beauty. When buying flowers, be sure to ask your florist how long you should expect your arrangement to last. Whatever variety you choose, a little TLC will go a long way to keep your blooms looking fresh longer. Here are a few handy tips that can help add days to their beauty!

Essentials for your flowers
Keep them in a cool spot (65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit; 18 to 22 degrees Celsius), away from direct sunlight, heating or cooling vents, direct drafts from a ceiling fans, and the tops of televisions or radiators. (Appliances like televisions give off heat, causing flowers to dehydrate.)
When your flowers arrive in wet foam; Keep the floral foam soaked in water containing floral food provided by your florist.
Be sure to follow the directions on the package.
When your flowers are arranged in water; Keep the vase filled with water containing floral food provided by your florist.
Be sure to follow the directions on the package.
If the solution becomes cloudy, replace it entirely.
If possible, re-cut the stems by removing one to two inches with a sharp knife. Remove leaves that will be below the waterline.
Leaves in water will promote bacterial growth that can harm the flowers.
When your flowers have woody stems and branches (such as Quince, Forsythia, or Lilac) Cut the stem with sharp pruning shears. Place in warm water containing fresh floral food to promote flower opening.

What is Floral Food and why use it?
Floral food is a combination of additives that help to nourish the flowers and discourage bacteria from growing in the water. It is one of the best—and easiest—ways to extend the life of your flowers. It is very important to follow the directions on the package correctly. Improperly mixed floral food can do more harm than good.