i was so excited when my floral design teacher told us that a local wholesale floral place was selling 1 dozen bunches of roses for $1.50! that is an amazing steal because usually roses run $2 per stem! i ended up buying 4 dozen for $6 and arranged them in a large vase we have. they are much more open now, but i was too lazy to take another picture. i love having fresh flowers in the house.