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What are Preserved Flowers?

Here at Dried we use a selection of stunning preserved flowers in our bouquets. Preserved flowers retain their colours, shape and appearance but unlike fresh flowers, won't wilt within a week, making them a beautiful, sustainable alternative to fresh flowers. 

Preserved Flowers: fiery red protea

How do you preserve flowers?

Preserving flowers is a natural process. When a flower or plant has reached the perfect size, they're cut. They are then rehydrated using a biodegradable solution that is made from fresh plants. The flower absorbs the solution until all of its sap and water is replaced by it. Now the flower is perfectly preserved to last!

What are the benefits of preserved flowers?

There are tons of benefits to buying preserved flowers and grasses, including:

  • They last and last making them a sustainable alternative to fresh flowers. Preserved flowers can be enjoyed for up to a year or even longer if they're looked after. 
  • No need to water or prune: unlike fresh flowers, preserved flowers need no maintenance. 
  • Preserved flowers are 100% natural. They are preserved using a solution that has been made from plants and is biodegradable, meaning they don't harm the environment. 
  • They're budget friendly: unlike fresh flowers that have a short lifespan, preserved flowers can last years meaning they're better on your bank balance. 
Preserved Ruscus