Five cups of soft freeze dried hydrangea petals. Ideal for scattering along paths these petals can also be used to throw, for flower girls or for decoration. Each package comes with 5 cups of petals. 1 cup per square foot for light coverage. 2 cups per square foot for moderate coverage. 3 cups per square foot to create a blanket effect. They are 100% natural, won't wilt, non staining under normal conditions, biodegradable and are not slippery in normal conditions. Do not need to refrigerate. See recommended amount needed for decorating tables, etc.