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How to Get Flowers Delivered to a Hospital

Have a loved one in the hospital? Sending them a gorgeous bouquet of flowers is sure to cheer them up. Whether they’re unwell, about to go through a major surgery or even just had a baby – flowers are the best way to say ‘I’m thinking of you!’. They also add a beautiful pop of colour and vibrancy to an otherwise dull hospital room. But how do you go about getting flowers delivered? We’ve got you covered. Read on to learn how to get flowers delivered to a hospital.

Can I send flowers to a hospital in Australia?

It ultimately depends on the hospital. Most hospitals will allow flower deliveries but there might be restrictions in certain wards or areas. For example, intensive care, oncology or immunocompromised patients may not be able to receive flowers because the flowers might harbour water-borne organisms that could impact the patient. More on this below!

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How to get flowers delivered to a hospital: 4 tips

Check if the hospital allows flower delivery

As we’ve already mentioned, there might be some restrictions with sending flowers to your loved one in the hospital. So we highly recommend calling up the hospital first to see if they accept flower deliveries. This is also a good time to ask the staff how the flowers should be delivered. They might recommend putting a room number down or to get the florist to confirm the details of the patient upon delivery (as it’s not unusual for patients to move rooms!).

Pick out a bright & cheery bouquet

When you’re learning how to get flowers delivered to a hospital, the most important tip we can give you is: colour! Hospital rooms can often be a little plain and sombre, but a beautiful bunch of flowers can make all the difference. When choosing flowers, opt for bright flower arrangements or seasonal market bunches like sunflowers, tulips or chrysanthemums. You might even want to pick out a pastel bouquet or a native flower bouquet with subtle pops of colour. 

Include a vase

When you send a flower bouquet to a hospital, adding a vase is an absolute must. They not only keep the flowers safe and hydrated, but they look beautiful too. Plus, it makes it so much easier for your loved one to take the flowers home with them.

Add a card

While flowers can be a fantastic way to show you care, including a meaningful card just adds that extra special touch. Be sure to tell them that you’re thinking of them and sending them lots of healing thoughts. You might also want to add a little gift to surprise your loved one too (chocolate is always a good idea).

Order flowers from BloomBar today

Now you know how to get flowers delivered to a hospital, it’s time to pick out a bunch! At BloomBar, we have a wide range of blooms for you to choose from – from vibrant and bright, to a little more subdued. No matter the occasion, you can find the perfect flowers online or have one of our talented florists create a bouquet for you! Just simply call our BB team at our Marion or City store.

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