Refrigerated Blooms?

April 4, 2008
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How long will a bloom last refrigerated? What is the best way to store it, lying down, standing up?
Carla D.Stanley

One response to “Refrigerated Blooms?”

  1. Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee Becky Fox Matthews says:

    Carla, I think they store best upright in a vase, coke bottle, or test tube of water in a non frost-free fridge. If it is not frost-free I’ve heard of strategies such as sealing blooms dry in a bread wrapper or placing wet towels under them (to provide moisture). Two weeks when stored in water in a non frost-free fridge is reasonable. I’ve not tried many of the other options, so hopefully others will respond. I’ve heard of dry storage in a bread bag, then cutting the blooms and putting in water to rehydrate them.
    Becky