- Lisianthus has a delicate funnel-shaped bloom atop long, slender stems.
- Petals of lisianthus can be single, double, or ruffled.
- Variety of vibrant colors and shades from pure whites, soft pinks, deep purples, and bi-colored petals.
Florist Care Guide
- To care for lisianthus, remove lower leaves of the stems. Cut off 1 inch of stem from the bottom.
- Lisianthus are hungry flowers. After putting them in a clean vase or container, fill with fresh water and plenty of flower food.
- Wet storage improves the vase life and bud development of lisianthus.
Tips and Tricks
- If you place lisianthus flowers horizontally, gravity causes the flower to curl up to the sky. This is known as geotropism.
- Recognized for its longevity, lisianthus has an impressive vase life when cared for properly. Lisianthus is a great option for florists with arrangements that will be displayed for longer periods of time.
- The lisianthus flower is also used in herbal remedies and known for its bitter taste.