9 Long Lasting Cut Flowers

When it comes to selecting a bouquet of flowers for you loved ones, one major concern everyone has is how long do the flowers last.

Unfortunately, flowers don’t last forever.

However, there are some flowers that are hardier than the other and will last significantly longer.

We have compiled a list of 9 such flowers that you can consider in your next bouquet purchase.

[ If you would like to find out how to make fresh cut flowers last longer, click here ]

1. Chrysanthemum

Last 3 – 4 weeks 

chrysanthemum

2. Gerbera Daisy

Last 2 – 3 weeks

gerbera

3. Orchid

Last 2 – 3 weeks

orchid

4. Carnation

Last 3 – 4 weeks

carnation

5. Freesia

Last 1 – 2 weeks

freesia

6. Stargazer lily

Last 1 – 2 weeks

stargazer lily

7. alstroemeria

Last 1 – 2 weeks

Alstroemeria

8. sunflower

Last 1 – 1.5 weeks

sunflower

9. gladioli

Last 1 week

gladioli

Conclusion

Ultimately it is all about finding a florist that you trust to bring you the freshest cut of flowers.

On top of that, it will require some diligence on your part in following proper flower care guidelines to ensure the flowers last as long as possible.

If your flower are starting to wilt and you are interested to find out how to dry and preserve them, click here.

We hope this has been useful in helping you select your next bouquet of flowers.

Damien is the founder of Flowers and Kisses Singapore. When he is not busy preparing bouquets for his customers, you will find him stuffing his face with fried chicken.

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