There are many requirements that go into the designing of any event; from selecting the ideal venue or the lighting set-up, furniture set-up and, of course, flowers. Beauty is in the simplicity. Gabriela Ryes, born and raised in Quito, Ecuador is the founder of The Queen Rose. She offers a selection of preserved rose. We love having her on board to help transform any space into something totally beautiful. We sat down with her to find out a little more about what she does and why she loves it.
Photo Credits: The Queen Rose
What are preserved roses?
Preserved roses are 100% natural flowers that have undergone a conservation process to keep their beauty. There is no need for direct sunlight and water.
What method do you use?
We only select our roses exclusively from our farms in South America. The roses are located in a valley at 2800 meters’ above sea level. Set in the perfect location, the equatorial climate properly nurtures our roses were only unique species grow with a supreme quality. We cultivate distinctive varieties of roses that have soft, colourful, thick petals, naturally curved and large in size. QueenRoses are carefully handpicked, in the morning, where they reached their optimum blossom. Our freshly harvested roses start the preservation process by absorbing a specific mixture of 100% plant-based non-toxic formula.
We cultivate distinctive species of roses that have soft, colourful, thick petals, naturally curved and large in size. QueenRoses are carefully handpicked, in the morning, where they reached their optimum blossom. Our freshly harvested roses start the preservation process by absorbing a specific mixture of 100% plant-based non-toxic liquid formula.
Why are preserved roses perfect for any event?
For personalised decoration of weddings, events, gifts and arrangements our flowers are a perfect choice.
Roses symbolise love which means that they are the perfect choice for us. We love them for décor alternatives which they bring to the table. Blooms of eternal roses are all seasons wedding details.
Our flowers have limitless uses for simple or sophisticated interior decorations and to make unforgettable centrepieces or elegant gifts for the guests. Their excellent value for money and the fact that they don’t need particular maintenance, make Queen Roses an iconic element for all kinds of occasions.
What should clients know prior to selecting preserved blooms or be prepared with, when they get them for the first time?
It is great if they can be able to express their likes and the entire theme to ensure a gorgeous final result. We can provide them with a single bloom set in a decorative box as a gift, a hand-tied bouquet of roses or rental of table flower arrangements which fit anyone’s budgets and likes. Being an indoor or outdoor event our roses can stand the dew and direct sunlight, they will not wilt.