Posted on January 17, 2017 in

Get Well Flowers

Have you had a friend, a family member, or colleague to whom you wanted to send beautiful get well flowers but weren't certain what to send? Club Botanic is here to help you with your selection and delivery of get well flowers.

Scientists continue to gather data that flowers have a positive effect on our well being. A recent Harvard study led by Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D. indicates that fresh cut flowers in the home lessen feelings of anxiety and depression. She concludes, “Our results suggest that flowers have a positive impact on our well being.” Other research has found that get well flowers in hospital rooms can lower blood pressure and rates of pain. Moreover, patients surrounded by flowers often require fewer post operative painkillers than when compared to patients without flowers.

Club Botanic offers a wide selection of get well flowers and plants that can support your loved one. Below are tips from Club Botanic on how to select get well flowers.

Make sure that your flowers arrive!  Before you place an order with us be sure to   have the name, phone number, and full address of the hospital patient's room. Also, include the delivery time when placing your order (check delivery hours at the hospital).

What kind of flowers should you send to the hospital?

We suggest avoiding highly fragrant flowers such as lilies, freesia, lilacs or aromatic greens like jasmine. This is especially important to remember for someone who is ill rather than injured. We recommend blooms such as iris, gerbera, daffodils, and sunflowers. For “sneeze less” flowers that won't affect potentially allergic nurses or cleaning staff, choose roses, carnations, and chrysanthemums.  They cut down on allergic reactions because the pollen is inside the bloom and not and not exposed like a lily!

Another positive aspect of roses is their woody, not fleshy, stems. They won't get soggy sitting in a vase for days. Flower arrangements situated in floral foam supply moisture to flowers without requiring frequent attention or changing of the water.

What size does Club Botanic suggest?

We recommend smaller arrangements rather than large or unwieldy bouquets. They are easier to move and care for in the hospital.

Best of luck in shopping for get well flowers and plants for your loved one, friend or relative.

 



Allison Addicott
Allison Addicott

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