Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
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- Subject: Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
- From: John I Jones <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 12:51:17 -0700 (MST)
Nicki Shay wrote:
> What would a fair price be for an iris flower? Retail or wholesale to a
> florist shop?
> I have often wondered about that. I know one fellow who sells a bouquet
> of smaller type iris by the dozen - and he charges $4.50 each bouquet -
> or at last check he did.
> The large hybrid iris should certainly be worth more than that - wouldn't
> you say?
Maybe start with some similarities in the marketplace. What does a
single stem of a Gladiola cost in the supermarket. Here in Fremont (Glad
capital of CA) as I remember they are about $1.00 a stem, but I haven't
looked in a while.
So do you think a stem of iris is worth more? I would imagine a Florist
will at least double what you sell it to them for by the time it gets to
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