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 AVAILABILITY

FRESH

JULY THROUGH AUGUST

PODS

SEPTEMBER THROUGH OCTOBER

Tall, gracefully arched stems are adorned with a series orange trumpet-like blooms.

HISTORY: The common name “Montbretia” is an homage to Antoine François Ernest Conquebert de Montbret, one of the botanists accompanying Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt from 1798 to 1801.

LENGTH : Branches of stiff, arching stems up to 24”

BUNCHES: Standard bunch size: 10 stems. Also available as Consumer Bunches.

LASTING: Buds will open progressively over a period of days — remove blooms past their prime.

DISPLAY: Gives an exciting twist to an everyday arrangement.

CARE & HANDLING: Upon arrival cut stems and place into a clean container with fresh, tepid water and fresh flower food solution. Keep in cool location out of direct sunlight and drafts. Replenish water as needed. You can also prolong your enjoyment by drying the flower.

Montbretia Field