About Blue Iris:
The Blue Iris was a favorite of Vincent van Gogh, who painted many blue irises in his still life paintings. Originating in the Mediterranean region and southern Europe, the Blue Iris was considered a symbol of power by the ancient Egyptians. In Japan the blue iris expresses heroism, as the blue color refers to blue blood, so the blue iris plays a key role in the Japanese spring festival for boys. In some parts of the world the blue iris can denote royalty. The blue iris makes perfect flower gift for any occasion
Blue Iris Care Tips:
The sensitive delicate blue iris flowers are shipped in tight bud form, which will open to full bloom in 1-2 days. Your blue iris flower bouquet has travelled a long distance to arrive at your door step and will need immediate hydration upon arrival. Follow the care tips mention below to maximize the vase life of your blue iris bouquet.(4-8 days) Allow for space in arranging blue irises to open fully being careful not bump the delicate tips of the flowers. Blue iris flowers can be manually opened by peeling the sheath backwards approximately halfway down the bud, this pops the iris flower head open.
- Cut the band and remove your Blue iris bouquet from the box immediately upon arrival.
- Cut your blue iris stems 1 inch under running water
- Place your blue iris in a vase filled with 3/4 luke warm water and a packet of floral food
- Fill a clean vase 3/4 full with warm water and add the contents of the floral preservative
- Keep blue iris bouquet away from drafts, direct sunlight, and excessive heat or cold
- Make sure to add fresh water or replenish the water if dirty, removing the dead foliage as needed