How to Care for Preserved Flowers in Humid Environments

Preserved flowers may last for at least a year, however, in some cases, with the right preparation and preserved flower care, these products could also last for up to 35 years.

If you’re considering getting some for spring, this could be a fantastic choice. Remember though, you do need to be careful if you are keeping preserved flowers in humid climates.

What Is The Right Humidity Level?

First of all, a humidity level of 70% is recommended when caring for preserved flowers. If humidity levels rise through the year, then you may notice the stems of the flowers starting to leak dye. Make sure that you clean them carefully before moving them to a warm, dry area of your home.

Avoid Keeping Them In A Humid Environment

If you can, you should avoid keeping preserved flowers in a humid environment. High levels of humidity will cause your flowers to deteriorate faster and reduce their overall lifespan. This also means that you should never wet bespoke preserved flowers that you purchase. If you need to clean them, make sure that you use a dry tissue and gently dab the flower.

Keep Your Preserved Flowers Safe 

If you are unable to avoid keeping preserved flowers in humid climates, then it’s important to keep them safe and dry. One of the best ways to do this is by storing your preserved flowers in a glass case or a bell jar. This ensures that your flowers won’t be impacted by the high levels of humidity in the atmosphere. At the same time, it will still allow you to display the flowers and ensure that they provide a charming addition to your interior design. This is something that you should keep in mind if you are looking at preserved flower arrangements.

Other Points To Consider

In terms of preserved flower care, there’s not too much to think about. These flowers will stand the test of time and look beautiful for years. However, you should aim to avoid putting them in direct sunlight. As such, it’s best to avoid displaying them on a windowsill, particularly during the spring and summer months. Similar to high levels of humidity, exposure to too much sunlight can impact the overall lifespan of your flowers.

We hope this helps you understand how to care for preserved flowers in humid climates. Remember, preserved flowers can be used for everything including decorations for a spring wedding. Take a look at our wide range of preserved flowers to enjoy this spring.

Or, get in touch with us to learn more about the wide collection of preserved flowers we have available and for extra tips on how to care for them the right way.

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