Selection and Characteristics of Floral Materials

Selection and Characteristics of Floral Materials

Selection and Characteristics of Floral Materials

1. Rose

  • Habits: Prefers sunlight, highly cold-tolerant, drought-resistant, but not waterlogged. Excess water can cause leaf drop and even death.
  • Vase Life: 3 to 14 days

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2. Lisianthus

  • Habits: Thrives in warm, moist, and sunny conditions. It is relatively cold-tolerant but does not tolerate waterlogging.
  • Vase Life: 7 to 14 days

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3. Lily

  • Habits: Prefers warm, slightly cool and dry climates, strong shade tolerance, cold-resistant. Optimal growth temperature is 15-25°C, drought-tolerant.
  • Vase Life: 7 to 14 days per stem, 4 to 7 days per flower

4. Calla Lily

  • Habits: Easily wilts in cold environments. Can survive for a long time without water, making it an excellent choice for bridal bouquets.

5. Phalaenopsis (Moth Orchid)

  • Habits: Prefers warmth and avoids cold. Ideal growth temperature is 15-20°C. Stops growing below 10°C and may die below 5°C.

6. Carnation

  • Habits: Prefers abundant sunlight, enjoys cool conditions, not heat-resistant, can tolerate some cold.

7. Peony

  • Vase Life: 5 to 7 days

8. Hydrangea

  • Habits: Prefers warm, moist, and semi-shaded environments. Optimal growth temperature is 18-28°C, winter temperature should not be below 5°C.

9. Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily)

  • Characteristics: Broad, expansive petals with vibrant colors including light pink, deep pink, red, etc. Petals are spotless.

10. Gerbera (African Daisy)

  • Characteristics: Comes in various colors such as red, white, yellow, orange, and purple.

Other Floral Materials

  • Gypsophila (Baby's Breath)
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Snapdragon
  • Eucalyptus Leaf
  • Sweet William

Each of these floral materials has unique habits and characteristics. Florists can choose the appropriate combination of materials according to design needs to achieve the best decorative effect.

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