Flower Care Help Center

  • General Care
  • Roses
  • Ranunculus
  • Alstroemeria
  • Florist Care
  • Freesia
  • Lilies
  • Mixed Bouquet
  • Bouq To Your Vase
  • Plant Your Succulent
  • Rose Guard Petals
  • Homemade Flower Food
  • Farm and Florist Bouqs
  • Alstroemeria Timelapse
  • Lilies Timelapse

General Care

Welcome to The Bouqs Co. Flower Care 101! Here you will find everything you need to know to make your flowers look great and last longer. Follow these care tips and with little to no effort you can master the art of flower care.
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UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

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CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

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CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Roses

To care for your Roses trim the stems at a 45-degree angle, and remove the green, discolored outer petals (a.k.a. guard petals). Also, remove the majority of the leaves. Change the water and re-trim the stems every 2 days to maximize vase life. Some roses may have smaller blooms, and open different than others, it’s based on variety.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Ranunculus

Ranunculus are a smaller bloom that take time to open. They arrive in closed-bud form and will need time to hydrate prior to opening. To prepare, cut the stems at a 45-degree angle and place in fresh water. Trim the stems and change the water every 2 days to maximize vase life.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria need time open. They arrive in closed-bud form and require proper hydration prior to opening. When they arrive, remove them immediately from the packaging, remove the leaves, and trim the stems. To maximize vase life trim the stems and change the water every 2 days.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Artisan Bouqs

Our Same Day Bouqs are hand crafted by artisan florists. When you receive the flowers remove them from the packaging, trim the stems, and remove the leaves. To maximize vase life trim the stems and change the water every 2 days.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Freesia

Freesia is a flower that travels in closed-bud form. That means it takes time to open upon arrival. To encourage your flowers to bloom you will need to hydrate and trim the stems at a 45-degree angle so they draw water. To maximize vase life trim the stems and change the water every 2 days.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Lilies

Your Lilies will open, please just give them time! Like lots of our flowers, Lilies arrive in closed-bud form and will need time to hydrate prior to opening. To encourage them to open trim the stems and remove the leaves. To maximize vase life trim the stems and change the water every 2 days.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Caring for Mixed Bouquets

Your Bouqs may contain flowers that are still not fully open, please just give them time! Lots of our flowers arrive in closed-bud form and need time to hydrate prior to opening, just make sure to trim the stems and remove the leaves. To maximize vase life trim the stems and change the water every 2 days.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

How To Fit Your Bouq To Your Vase

Having trouble getting your flowers to fit nicely in your vase? No problem! This video should answer your questions. Take a look. Here’s a sneak peak: Make sure to leave 2-inches between the top of the vase and your flowers when measuring how much of the stem you should cut!
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

How To Plant Your Succulent

It’s a Succulent in a Bouq? Yup! So cool. This little guy will grow and grow once he’s in some soil. Here’s how to remove and plant it.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

How To Remove Rose Guard Petals

What’s with those discolored, green and brown petals on the outside on my roses? We’ve got answers!
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

How To Make Homemade Flower Food

Plum out of flower food? We have options!
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

The Difference Between Farm and Florist Bouqs

Confused between ordering something straight from the farm vs. from our artisan florist network? Let us clear it up.
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Alstroemeria Timelapse

Alstroemeria a.k.a. Peruvian Lilies in all their glory. Mesmerizing!
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

Lilies Timelapse

Wait till you get a load of this! Watch these babies pop!
1.

UNBOX FLOWERS

Unsecure your flowers from the bottom of the box. Remove the protective wrapping. Note: Our flowers travel in bud form or closed!

2.

CUT THE STEMS

Measure your stems to the height of your vase and then trim them all evenly so they fit. To help your flowers draw water, cut each stem at a 45-degree angle.

3.

CHANGE THE WATER

Make sure you add flower food and change your water every 2 days. Also, keep your flowers out of direct sunlight!

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