Blooming with brilliant blue petals, the showy blooms of the Telstar iris flower always make for a gorgeous, long-lasting bouquet and are the perfect choice for every occasion be it formal or all about fun. Your beautiful blue iris are picked at just the right moment, custom-packaged, and air-shipped that same day to arrive in all their glory direct from the grower, ensuring you iris that are the most exquisite and longest lasting you’ll find anywhere.
Special Meaning Anniversary Flowers: Each wedding anniversary has a designated flower. The Iris is the traditional 25th Anniversary flower.
- Available in bunches of 50 or 100
- Stem length: 20″ – 24″
- Iris are shipped in bud & may take 1 to 3 days to fully open.
- No fragrance
- Wednesday delivery is recommended for Saturday events
Prepare your flower containers by cleaning them with mild soap and a drop of bleach or by using disinfecting wipes. This will clean any residues and kill bacteria that might shorten the life of the iris. Glass and plastic are the best materials to contain flowers. We do not recommend placing iris directly into containers that are metal, rusted, or made of clay or stone. These materials are porous and may contain harmful elements to your flowers. Fill containers with room temperature water. Cold water is not readily absorbed and hot water can shock the flower.
Working with your Flowers
Iris is shipped in bud but will begin to open quickly. We recommend trimming the flowers underwater. Take about ½” from the bottom of each stem by making a diagonal cut. Irises are tall flowers and can be cut short to work into your design. Immediately place the iris in your prepared flower container. If the tip of the iris is discolored, the flower will not open.
Watch the Water
Always add fresh water daily. Change water at least every couple of days. Cloudy or discolored water can indicate decomposition and bacterial growth.
Storage & More
The temperature in which you store your flowers is very important. The flowers last best in temperatures around 45 degrees. Keep flowers out of direct light in a place with good air circulation. Iris should be kept away from fruits and vegetables which produce ethylene gas which can compromise the flower’s vase life. Do not store in the refrigerator. Cigarette smoking is harmful to flowers. Iris look beautiful in mass bunches but are equally stunning when combined with other flowers that highlight their wonderful color and texture.