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How long do dried flowers last?

Dried flowers are bang on trend this year and it's no surprise they've come back to grace our homes in all their beauty. After all, dried flowers bring floral joy year after year. 

There are tons of benefits to dried flowers - they're a more sustainable alternative to fresh flowers meaning they're better for the planet, they last and last meaning they're more friendly to your bank balance and they bring beauty to your home for years!

Whether you're looking for a gorgeous dried flower bouquet or pampas grass, lots of you want to know how long do dried flowers last, so we're here to help!

How long do dried flowers last?

Dried flowers can last several years if they are properly cared for and looked after. 

To care for your dried flowers and prolong their lifespan there are several things you can do:

  • Keep them out of direct sunlight
  • Keep them away from water
  • Keep them away from humidity

So, when you buy one of our dried flower bouquets, they won't wilt after a week, how great is that?

That's how long dried flowers last. So what about preserved flowers?

HOW LONG DO PRESERVED FLOWERS LAST?

Preserved flowers can last 2-3 years if properly looked after. Preserved flowers are different from dried flowers in that having been harvested in full bloom, they are preserved using natural glycerine and dyes to maintain a fresh, natural look.

To look after your preserved flowers there are several things you can do:

  • Keep them away from water
  • Keep them away from humidity
  • Position them away from sources of heat like radiators or fireplaces

By following these simple steps you will be able to prolong the life or your dried and preserved flowers and continue to bring their floral beauty to your home for years to come!

You might want to lightly dust your dried and preserved flowers over time, but be careful as they can be fragile!