Preserved ROSES ARE indeed 100% natural/REAL ROSES!..can last upto 3 Years.. These flowers are preserved from natural, high-quality floral breeds using state-of-the-art technology. This technology allows the flora to maintain its natural beauty, texture and soft natural touch. Preserved Flowers do not wilt like fresh flowers; side-by-side, they are indistinguishable. Only non-toxic, cosmetic grade chemicals are used in the preservation process.