· For bacteria to be
destroyed, add a drop of disinfecting substance in flowers water.
· The roses need to stay
in tall vases, filled with warm water.
· You have to change
the water daily.
The tulips availability,
as a cut flower, is from 8 to 10 days. The tulip doesnt
bear the water privation and the warmth. For a better hydration,
you need to cut the white base of the stem under the water and
put it in a cold, without draught space, into cold and fresh
water. To maintain the waters freshness and the flowers
natural colors, attach some small branches of Tuia. You can also
put a metal coin. To avoid the tulips declension, you have
to fill the vase with water or to wrap the flower into a paper,
because the stem will turn towards the light.
The punks of the lily have their
different opening phase, that the flower lives in water more
than 1, maybe 2 weeks. For a long availability, you got to avert
the full-blown flowers stamens, before the pollen will
spot the petals, fading them. To prolong the lilys life,
add in the water a spoon of white vinegar (it applies to the
gladioluses, anemones too).
The chrysanthemum is one of
the most resistant cut flower and it will decorate your house
for a long time, more than 2 weeks. By hybridization, the chrysanthemum
has a several numbers of petals, multiple colors, forms and sizes.
For the best hydration, youll smash or cut the stem at
a very sharp angle, eliminate the base leaves of the stem. A
bouquet of chrysanthemum flowers has to be placed in a large
vase, so the flowers will not be crowded. You need to change
the water frequently in the vase and powder the flowers with
water, because the chrysanthemum loves the humidity.
The orchids will decorate your
place for 1 or 2 weeks, maybe more, if you offer them the best
conditions. Its important for you to know that the orchid,
being an exotic flower, prefer a 26 degrees temperature. After
gathering, the flowers have to be left in a cold space (10-15
degrees) for a couple of hours then put them in a spacious vase.
To refresh the orchids youll cut the stem and than put
it in a boiled water, so the flowers will resist more. Keep them
away from the draught, smoking or hot vapors (this is also a
practice for the anthurium cut flower).
The daffodil cut flowers can
resist from 4 to 8 days, if they are carefully attended. Their
stems excrete a viscous substance which is speeding up the blight
process. Therefore youll follow this practice: cut the
stem at a very sharp angle 2 inches below the end, than pass
it through the fire or leave it for a while in warm water, for
the pest substance to be eliminated. You can use a combination
of vinegar and salt to clean the daffodils vase.
The carnation is a very resistant
flower and is usually used in the arrangements that have no water
supply. Some cultures consider the carnation a funeral flower,
maybe for its resistance. Its important for it to be cut
between the stem nodules for the best hydration. The carnations
love the fresh water and the sweetmeat, thus put some sugar in
the water. You can also add some drops of lemon juice.
Its very alike the chrysanthemum,
therefore the scientific name is Chrysanthemum leucantheum. Daisy
is a resistant cut flower, though its fragile. As the best
care, cut the stem till the green part, put it in tall vase,
filled with 3 quarts with water and add a drop of whitening substance.
Depending of the type of flower,
the anemone will resist between 5 and 8 days, maybe more, if
its well attended. The stem has to be cut at a sharp angle.
This flower prefer the cold water and the cold spaces, that you
can get them into the fridge, for 1-2 hours, in a separated compartment,
before their placement in water. Just like the anemones, the
flowers with a fragile stem (freesia, for example), have to be
doused till the flower.
This flower will not resist
more than 4-5 days since the gather and must be under good care.
You have to put it in fresh and not very cold water as soon as
The crocuss cut flower
doesnt resist much time, just 3-4 days. As a bulb root
flower, like the tulip, iris, daffodil etc, it loves the cold
water, changed every day. The warm water speeds up the flourish.
Is good that the white area from the stems base to be cut,
because only the green part will absorb the water. Youll
get the crocus in small vases filled at 3 quarter with water.
Being tall, the iris cut flowers
will be placed in big vases filled half with water. They love
the cold fresh water, so change it once every 2 days.
The availability of the dahlia
is about 6 to 10 days. To maintain the freshness of the dahlia
you have to follow these instructions: introduce the base of
the stem in boiled water and keep them there until the water
cools or until the base becomes black; then youll cut off
the boiled part and finally put them into cold water.
Though its a shrub, lilac
is one of the most popular spring flower. To keep them long,
you have to avert the leafs and smash the base of the stem, for
a better hydration, then place the stems it in boiled water.
Dont you forget that the lilac loves the warm water and
the sunlight. As a trick, you can put a little of sugar in the
The peony will be as fresh as
the beginning into the vase from 7 to 10 days. The cut flowers
are conserved in a cold place for 24 hours without water and
thereafter youll cut 1 centimeter from the stem and put
them in vases filled of warm water.
The gerberas, as well as the
tulip, usually inflect their stem. There are some simple tricks
for not to happen: prick the stem just under the flower, to get
out the air deterrent the flower hydration or fill with water
the empty stem and keep it with the flower turned downward overnight.
Its a not a resistant
flower. Although its a wild flower, the poppy is a fragile
one, but loved for its full of passion color. As well as daffodil,
the poppys stem excretes a pernicious substance that has
to be eliminated. You could pass the stem through the fire or
leave it in boiled water for 30 seconds, after you cut the stem
2 inches below the end.
This is a long life flower.
As a cut flower, it last 6-12 days, but its a wonderful
dry flower. There is a trick to avoid the blight: add in flowers
water 2% of liquid detergent.