Preserved Flowers: Are They Natural?

Preserved Flowers: Are They Natural?

One of the questions we frequently encounter at For Love Of Pampas is whether preserved flowers are real. This curiosity stems from the stunning and often perfect appearance of preserved flowers, which can seem almost too beautiful to be natural. In this post, we will explore what preserved flowers are, their benefits, and how to care for them, to reveal their all-natural beauty.

What Are Preserved Flowers?

Preserved flowers are indeed real flowers; they are natural blooms that have undergone a unique preservation process to maintain their beauty and freshness for an extended period. The process involves replacing the natural sap in the flowers with a glycerin-based solution. This technique allows the flowers to maintain their vibrant color and a fresh, soft appearance, almost as if they are still alive, making them a long-lasting and low-maintenance alternative to fresh flowers and plants.

The Best Thing About Preserved Flowers: The Longevity

The popularity of preserved flowers lies in their long-lasting beauty. Unlike fresh flowers, which require constant care and typically last only a few days, preserved flowers offer lasting decoration without the need for water or daily maintenance. They retain much of their original texture and color, making them a popular choice for stylish, sustainable home decor.

 How We Choose Preserved Flowers at For Love Of Pampas

We take great pride in our approach to choosing dried and preserved flowers, meticulously selecting each stem to ensure that it meets our stringent standards for beauty and durability before it becomes part of our exclusive bouquets. 


No-Waste Philosophy

Our commitment to a no-waste philosophy means that any unused flower pieces are thoughtfully repurposed into smaller arrangements or DIY kits. This careful and sustainable approach guarantees that each arrangement is unique, personal, and environmentally friendly.

Benefits of Preserved Flowers

Opting for preserved flowers comes with several advantages:

- Durability: They are far more durable than their fresh counterparts, resisting wilting over time.

- Eco-friendliness: Preserved flowers generate less waste, as they don’t require regular replacement, and they don’t need water or chemical preservatives. Additionally, the preserved flower material can be shipped via sea freight, which reduces carbon emissions significantly.

- Versatility: Preserved flowers are incredibly versatile, suitable for all kinds of decor themes from rustic to modern. They are also perfect for occasions like weddings, where they can be kept as keepsakes for years to come.

How To Care For Preserved Flowers

Preserved flowers are renowned for their ease of care and longevity, but a few simple tips can help ensure they remain beautiful for years to come:

  1. Keep Them Dry: Humidity can cause the flowers to become limp or droopy so keeping them away from moisture is the best.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: While preserved flowers are less delicate than fresh blooms, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can fade their colors. To protect the vibrancy of the flowers, place them in areas where they will receive diffused light.
  3. Dust Gently: Over time, dust may gather on your preserved flowers. To clean them, use a soft brush or a hairdryer set on the cool and low setting to gently blow away the dust. Avoid using water or cleaning products, which can damage the flowers.

Preserved flowers are not only real and natural, but they are also an enduring and sustainable option for decorating and gifting. Explore our wide range of natural, beautiful preserved flowers and learn more about how they can enhance your space or event.

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