A Drink for Fresh Flowers

The question we ask you when you are in our shop and we are preparing your flowers is: "How long will your flowers be out of water?"

You have some fresh water. Do your flowers?

It's surprising the number of people who answer "only till tonight" or "just a couple of hours", "till tomorrow morning".

Think about how long you can go without a drink, how thirsty you get after just a short period of time, especially if its warm. In fact your probably thirsty right now!

Flowers, like all living things need water to stay alive.

Cut flowers need water more frequently than you do as they have little to no reserves of water to draw on, by cutting them from the plant we have taken their reserve.

This is why we like to provide a water source when we wrap your flowers whether it be a small vial of water for a single stem or specialist foam which holds water in our arrangements or with our bouquets we like to provide a small pouch of water at the base. (if you needed a drink would you be happy with a wet tissue?)

The water is essential in gaining the most life for your cut flowers, without it they will not last long and quickly become not so beautiful so water source which is routinely refreshed is an essential for prolonging your flowers life.

Some flowers are a little "tougher" than others or better suited to be placed in the floral foam arrangements than others so we provide the expert knowledge of each flower and will recommend what flower is better suited for use in the different ways of arranging flowers. We also advise the stems of bouquets and posys to be freshly cut at an angle to ensure each flower stem remains capable of drinking water.

Ensuring your flower has consistent access to water will help you have beautiful flowers for longer.

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* Same Day Local Delivery applies to orders received by our Florist in Hunters Hill, Monday to Friday (Excluding Public Holidays) in store, online or via the phone before 4:00pm. Our local floral delivery service area includes: Hunters Hill NSW 2110, Gladesville NSW 2111, Ryde NSW 2112, Denistone NSW 2114, Putney NSW 2112, Drummoyne NSW 2047, Woolwich NSW 2110, Lane Cove NSW 2066, Longueville NSW 2066. Linley Point NSW 2066, Riverview NSW 2066, Tennyson Point NSW 2111, Henley 2110, & Huntleys Cove NSW 2111.  We also deliver to the following locations Artarmon, North Shore Hospital, North Sydney, Sydney City, Glebe, Forest Lodge, Chiswick, Leichhardt, Annandale, Haberfield, Lillyfield, Five Dock, Rozelle, Balmain, Birchgrove, Rodd Point, East Ryde, North Ryde, Macquarie Park, Denistone, Eastwood, Epping, Beecroft, Cheltenham, Northwood, Greenwich and Chatswood for a small additional fee. After hours and weekend deliveries are available by prior arrangement as well as additional delivery areas.  Delivery is also available to Hunters Hill Lodge,Montefiore Jewish Home, St Annes, St Josephs, Hunters Hill Private Hospital, Winward Manor, Ashburn House, The Mater, Ryde Hospital, Lottie Stewart Hospital, Gladesville Hospital and other Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Community Centres, Medical Centres and Retirement Villages in the surrounding areas, 


Substitution Policy - Floral DeVine Florist in Hunters Hill reserves the right to make a fair and reasonable substitution to an arrangement based on the availability of the selected flowers or associated products.  In such cases, the arrangement will maintain the same high quality, overall design, value for money and appearance of the selected item. Note pictures of bouquets, arrangements etc are indicative only. Final product will be similar but depend on seasonal  and quality availability.


Delivery Times - Standard Deliveries usually occur between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday & 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday. Orders received outside of our trading hours will be processed on the following trading day. Click and Collect Services reflect opening times. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions deliveries will often be later in the day or orders placed late my be delivered the following day due to courier availability..