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Flower Spotlight: Discover the Beauty of Gerbera Daisies

Kailee Palileo 21 Jun 2023
orange gerbera daisies up close in vase

There's something undeniably delightful about gerbera daisies. With their vibrant colors, large blooms, and cheerful personalities, these flowers have become a symbol of joy and happiness. If you're looking to infuse your events, floral arrangements, or everyday surroundings with a burst of color and vitality, wholesale gerbera daisies are the answer. In this blog post, we'll explore the enchanting world of wholesale gerbera daisies and how they can elevate any occasion.

Gerberas offer an incredibly wide array of colors such as white, orange, yellow, dark and light pink, burgundy, red, purple and some bicolor tones that include white with pink, yellow or red, just to name a few! We also offer a few other gerbera varieties as well, like spider gerberas, gerrondos, calendula and mini gerbera blooms. All of these varieties offer their own unique texture and are stunning, no matter how you arrange them! Another one of the great things about this flower is that it is available year-round. No matter the time of the year, these blooms can be the featured flower in your bouquets, centerpieces, and other arrangements.

Bloom Size and Stem Length

Gerbera daisies add beauty and brightness to any occasion. With their bright colors, these flowers bring a cheerful atmosphere that can instantly elevate the mood of any room. On average, gerbera daisy heads measure between 3-5 inches with stems that reach 20 inches in length. Each stem will feature one bloom ranging from yellow to green, and from burgundy-brown to black.

Ideal Delivery Date

When ordering gerbera daisies for an event, the most important thing to consider is timing. As these flowers come ready to go, you want to make sure that they have plenty of time to hydrate before being used. To ensure this happens, we suggest selecting a delivery date that is two days prior to your event date. For instance, if your event is on Saturday, then the recommended delivery date would be Thursday. This will allow the flowers ample time to become fully hydrated so that you can work with them as desired on the day of your occasion. With proper planning and timely delivery, you can create stunning arrangements with long-lasting gerbera daisies!

How to Care for Gerbera Daisies

1. Upon arrival, gather your buckets or vases and fill them up with four inches of fresh, cool water. If flower food is available, follow package directions and add to water.

2. Cut any straps or ties and remove the flowers from the box. Any netting or protective packaging, such as plastic or paper, can also be removed at this time. The gerbera daisies may come with a straw, as they are used to keep the stems straight by offsetting the daisy's natural droop. You can choose to remove the straws now or keep them on until ready to arrange.

3. Use sharp floral shears or scissors to cut the stems at a diagonal. We recommend cutting about an inch off of each stem. After you trim the stems, place immediately into your prepared buckets or vases but make sure to not overcrowd the flowers.

Helpful Tips for Long-lasting Flowers

Gerbera daisies are known for their long vase life, making them an excellent choice for events or occasions that require flowers to stay fresh and beautiful for extended periods. With proper care, these vibrant blooms will continue to brighten your space and bring joy long after your event has ended.

Gerbera daisies will drink an exceptionally large amount of water upon arrival so make sure you keep an eye on the water level. To prevent premature wilting, make sure to change the water every 2-3 days. The color of the water will be an indicator of when to add fresh water.

Keep gerberas away from fruits, vegetables and/or plants that produce ethylene gas. Ethylene in the surrounding area could cause your gerberas to mature faster. And, of course, keep flowers away from direct sunlight or extreme temperatures.

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