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Bouvardia

Bouvardia are beautiful but sensitive flowers, they don't like getting too cold, they suffer from air locks in the stem without the correct care.

Did you know..?. The genus is named to honour the Physician to Louis XIII 'Charles Bouvard (1572 - 1658) he was also the superintendent for Jardin des Plantes the main botanical gardens in Paris.

Bouvardia

Colours available:
Cream/Ivory, Peach/Apricot, Pink, Red, White
Genus:
Bouvardia (pronounced boo-VAR-dee-uh)
Family:
Rubiaceae (pronounced ROO-bee-uh-AY- see-ee)
Place of origin:
 Mexico and Central America
Seasons available:
Early Summer, Late Summer
Longevity:
5+
Scented:
No
Poisonous:
No
Irritable:
No
Bouvardia Care Tips
  • Ensure the vase or container is clean

  • Add the correct cut flower food to clean water

  • Remove all leaves from the stems that will go into the water

  • Cut off approx. 2cm of the stem at an angle with a sharp knife or scissors.

  • Don't place your flowers near heat sources, in sunlight, or draught

  • Avoid putting your flowers near fruit, as ethylene gas is naturally released from fruit that ages &

  • Change or top up the water, your local professional florist will be happy to sell you cut flower foo

  • Try and keep them in temperatures above 8 degrees celsius.

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