Cut Piccolini Flowers are a member of the Gerbera family. Small but mighty, these flowers are robust in colour. Created for designer and d.i.y-ers their tiny size fits perfectly in bouquets and arrangements. Piccolini are also available as a potted flower as well.
Piccolini are not safe for human or animal consumtion
|Light||Keep out of direct sunlight|
|Water||Ensure there is 3cm of clean water in bottom of vase|
|Temperature||to preserves the vitality of the flowers place in a cool area|
Bred in the Netherlands, the Piccolini is a variety from the Gerbera family. It is even smaller then the conventional Mini Gerbera.
Cut Piccolini – To keep your piccolini last, make sure to trim the ends regularly.
Potted Piccolini – Piccolini needs a lot of T.L.C. to do well. It’s going to need approximately six hours of sunlight per day and average local temperatures. Avoid temperatures above 70 degrees Fahrenheit, if possible, since heat may cause your piccolinito stop blooming. It is best to water your potted piccolini plants in the morning, moistening the soil that the plants grow in but avoiding getting water on the flowers. Allow the soil to dry before watering again.
Cut Piccolini can last 13 – 14 days in a vase with proper care. Ensure to clean the water and vase. Trim stems when appropriate.
Clean a vase by washing it thoroughly in water. Do not stand gerberas in a deep vase of water; 3 cm (1 ¼ inches) of water is ideal. Re-cut the stems at an angle with a sharp knife under running water. Keep flowers in a cool room, out of direct sun and away from sources of heat. Display your flowers away from fruits and vegetables, (they produce ethylene gas, which causes cut flowers to wilt)
Potted Piccolini – If your piccolini starts to wilt make sure it’s not being over or underwatered. You want moist soil, not a desert or a flood. Also be sure to give it plenty of direct sunlight. Remove old, discolored leaves and faded flowers and stems to maintain your gerbera plants, prevent fungus infections and to encourage new growth. If the flower starts to close or the petals begin to curl then the flower has simply reached the end of its life. The good news is we are always growing more!