South Australian florists say COVID-19 measures have been both good and bad for business

Just hours before South Australia went into a hard lockdown last week, Adelaide Hills wedding florist Emmy Kiely was busy finding homes for more than $1,000 worth of flowers.

With weddings cancelled and businesses forced once again to shut their doors, the Dream Blooms florist and many others across the state turned to social media community groups to find last-minute buyers for the perishable products.

"I was just so overwhelmed by the response, I received so many comments and messages and people that were more than willing to buy some of the bunches I had made," Ms. Kiely said.

"I was able to make about half of the cost of the flowers.

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