|Storage Temperature: 36 - 38 F
|Ethylene Sensitive: Yes
|Description: Fragrant, tightly clustered one inch
florets on a spike topping a single stem.
|Colors: White, red, pink, cream, purple, lilac,
|Botanical Facts: This flower was named after the
Italian botanist Pierandrea Mattioli, 1500 - 1577.
|Design Notes: These beautiful blossoms add line and
mass to mixed arrangements.
|Purchasing Hints: Purchase when one half to
two thirds of the florets are open. Stems should be straight and sturdy. Avoid
any stems with the lower florets decaying, or any signs of mildew.
|Conditioning: Remove all foliage that will be
below the water line. Cut under water with a sharp knife. Hydrate in a solution of
warm water and commercial floral preservative / floral food for two hours before storage
|Additional Notes: Stock is susceptible to
mildew. Change the water solution frequently.