Over the past few years, the use of cut flowers has increased, and some of these cut flowers (Lily, Rose etc) are among the most used for decorative purpose. With this boom in popularity has also come a rise in the need for commercial use, and very little academic literature exists on how to best utilize the preservative solutions (here 8-hqc) to prolong cut flowers vase life keeping their full quality. Traditional preservative methods are no longer adequate, as modern methods in commercial producers have completely radicalized the use of these preservatives. This book, therefore provides a new metric of success for marketing cut flowers keeping their quality, supplemental to the more traditional cost analysis that most commercial producers currently use. Four separate distinctly different concentrations of preservative chemicals (8-hqc) are analyzed among others. The analysis should help shed some light on this new and exciting method, and should specially useful to research centers, commercial producers, wholesalers, retailers, consumers or any else who may be considering utilizing preservatives to prolong shelf life of cut flowers.