1-800-Flowers tries to control damage after Valentine’s Day trouble

The florist brand is scrambling after customers throughout the nation posted pictures of dead flowers, wilted bouquets and other problems with their holiday orders. 

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Blame the arctic freeze that swept across the country, or on a certain level of breakage that any retailer should expect in high-volume periods, but these tweets did not paint a happy Valentine’s Day picture for the brand.

News outlets like Mashable and USA Today picked up on the high number of negative tweets following this year’s holiday.

@1800Flowers very disappointed. Sent flowers to my daughter in law. THIS is how they came.. http://t.co/13JkeRvkHV

— Janet DeVito (@girlsgetaways) February 16, 2015

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