Distinguishing such flowers from those that are stagnant on the counter is easy. They have a healthy stem, without darkening, green leaves and shiny and elastic petals tightly pressed to each other. Brought home a bouquet must pass acclimatization. This is especially important if it is cold outside. To do this, leave the flowers unpacked in the coolest room for a few hours.
Now is the time to inspect and process the fragrant beauties. Remove the packaging and cut off with a sharp knife from the stem (about a third long) all the thorns and leaves. It is necessary that they do not rot in the water. Prepare the prepared stems in a bowl with water and update the cut, it is better to perform it diagonally. For good absorption of moisture, it is advised to slightly split it with a knife and fix it with a piece of a match.
Put the bouquet in a vase with separated water, this will reduce the effect of chlorine on the delicate petals. Carefully choose the place where he will stand. Despite the desire to admire them day and night, flowers can not be placed next to heating devices (batteries) and open windows, drafts for them are disastrous. Directed sunlight also contributes to fast wilt. Roses are best at a temperature of +18 degrees. If your home is very hot, then choose the coolest and most humid room, such as a bathroom, where the bouquet will spend at least some of the time.
Tips on how to liven up roses in a bouquet:
- Do not forget to change the water. Bacteria contribute to the rapid death of flowers. Each time update the cut (remove the leaves, which as the shortening of the stem are under water).
- Spray the roses from the spray bottle.
- At night, put on a bouquet a spacious package, internally sprayed with water.
- Add sugar to the water (20 g per liter of water) - this will allow the roses to stand longer.
First signs of decay
Sooner or later all the same, you will notice how the petals of your beautiful women begin to dry out and twist. Now the question of how to reanimate the rose, becomes more acute. But still fixable. Get ready for the fact that with flowers will have to tinker. In the evening, when the bathroom is free, turn it into a magical laboratory, returning youth.
How to reanimate roses in the bathroom? Very simple. It is enough to fill it with cold water and immerse the flower stems there. Inflorescences should not be in the water, otherwise the petals will turn black. Easy to arrange a life preserver from a piece of foam. Make a hole in it, in which you insert the stems. Located under the flower, this material will not allow him to get wet. Cover everything with paper. In the morning, put refreshed and rested roses in a vase with fresh water again.
Doing this procedure every day, you will notice that the bouquet will stand for a very long time.
If the celebration is postponed
For various reasons, the presentation of the bouquet can be transferred (for example, to an extract from the maternity hospital). How to reanimate cut roses and keep them intact? Storage on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator is best suited. To do this, completely immerse the stems of roses in water for 3 hours, then wrap them with a wet cloth, wrap tightly in a newspaper and put in the refrigerator. Be sure to monitor their condition. Repeat daily bathing in water (warm, so that it rises better through the vessels to the leaves and petals) and update the cut.
When the life of the rose comes to an end
With the help of proper care and the procedures described, you will significantly prolong the life of gentle beauties. But there comes a time when they stop helping. Now there is nothing to lose, and you can move on to the most radical measures. Speaking about how to reanimate faded roses, we can distinguish four of the most effective means.
Number one - it is completely incompatible with fresh flowers of boiling water. Nevertheless, experienced florists advise him, as the last option. You will need just boiling boiling water. Remove the pot with boiling water from the stove and lower the tips of the stems a few centimeters in it. Cover the paper with flowers and leaves in advance so that they will not be burned by steam. After two minutes, you can get the flowers, cut a little above the burned area and put in cold water.
This method is often advised by flower sellers when they are asked how to reanimate roses, but because of its originality, not everyone decides on such a measure. Recall that this is an option - for already fading colors, so you will not lose anything, even in case of failure. If everything goes well (most often it is possible when such procedures with these roses have not yet been performed), then you will be presented with another week of bouquet life.
Under the second number we can note the addition of nitrate to water (a teaspoon per 4 liters of water), a few drops of ammonia or chlorine (any cleaning agent). Such additives can be done after the procedure of rejuvenation with boiling water. They will help extend the life of the rose for a few more days.
How to reanimate roses
After this, it is necessary to examine the roses and process them. It is necessary to remove the packaging from the bouquet, to clear the lower part of the flower stems from the thorns and leaves, as they may begin to rot in the water. After the stems have been lowered into the water, the cut can be updated. It is performed with sharp scissors or a special pruner obliquely. - so the stem absorbs water better.
The bouquet should be placed in a vase with separated water, so chlorinated tap water can harm flowers. Roses do not like drafts and high temperature, so they do not need to be put on window sills or near heating appliances. Direct sunlight also damages delicate flower petals. For a bouquet, it is better to choose a cool room with moist air and dim lighting.
In order to extend the life of the given flowers, you can use these tips:
- periodically change the water in the vase, updating the cut and removing the lower leaves and thorns on the stem,
- rose leaves can be sprayed with fresh water from a spray bottle,
- a tablespoon of sugar, a teaspoon of citric acid or an aspirin tablet is added to the water for the bouquet,
- for the night, the flowers are covered with a plastic bag, sprayed inside with cool water.
The first signs of wilting are the drying and twisting of the petals and leaves, while the heads of flowers are lowered. The easiest way to reanimate fading flowers in the bathroom. To do this, just fill the bath, cut diagonally the stems of roses and put them in water. Buds do not fall, as they can turn black. The bouquet stays in the bathroom for the night, and in the morning you can put fresh flowers in a vase again. This procedure is easy to carry out daily, prolonging the freshness of roses for a long time.
How to revive the roses, which began to fade
Cut or bought flowers with the help of several tips can stand longer than a few days, but in this case there comes a time when the rose begins to wither heavily. It is time to move on to more decisive measures to revitalize the bouquet. There are several ways to return freshness to flowers for several days:
- use of boiling water
- adding nitre,
- a vase of cold water and ice
- a mixture of water and ammonia,
- bleach or detergent.
To revive the roses with boiling water is not everything, because hot water harms flowers. You can heat the water in a saucepan and drop cut flower stalks into boiling water, after you have closed the leaves and buds with paper to avoid getting burned. The second way is put roses with pruned stems in a refractory vessel, pour a small amount of boiling water, covering the neck of the container with a towel. The thicker the stem, the more time the rose needs to recover, but the stems should be kept in hot water for no longer than a few minutes.
This method will allow the bouquet to keep freshness for another six to seven days.
Saltpeter helps to enliven withered flowers. It should be used after the procedure with boiling water. A teaspoon of nitre and a few drops of ammonia are added to four liters of liquid; cut stalks are placed in this solution. By morning, the bouquet will have a fresh look that will last for several days.
Fading flowers can be revived using cold water and ice. Since roses do not like excessive heat, they should be placed in a vase, at the bottom of which ice cubes are poured, and pour plenty of cool water. Pre-updated cut on the stems. After several hours, a noticeable improvement in the condition of the roses can be observed. Daily use of ice will keep flowers fresh for about a week.
How to revive roses with alcohol? Cut faded flowers allows you to reanimate ammonia or medical alcohol. A teaspoon of alcohol is dissolved in warm water, fill it with a vase and lower the bouquet. Ammonia can be replaced with natural lemon juice, vodka or aspirin. Lemon juice, a few spoonfuls of juice, or three or four aspirin tablets are mixed with water, the stalks of the bouquet are poured over it and left overnight.
Although chlorine-containing water harms roses, bleach with chlorine or detergents helps in the resuscitation of flowers. It is enough to add a few drops of the product in a vase with warm water and flowers, and the bouquet will keep a fresh look for a few more weeks. It is important to use caution when using such products and prevent them from falling on the leaves and rose petals, as they may be white spots.
Roses can fade immediately after purchase.. This means that the flowers stayed too long on the counter, spent a long time in the cold or draft. In this case, at home you can freshen the flowers with warm water, it is better not to use ice and cold liquid. If the bath with warm water does not help, then it is better to use boiling water. After resuscitation, the frozen flowers will last a few more days.
Longer to preserve the fresh look of the bouquet, subject to several tips:
- before you put the flowers in the water, you need to clean it. To do this, put on the bottom of the vase a few tablets of activated carbon or any silver object, or add one teaspoon of alcohol, glycerin or vodka,
- for the night on all sides, the bouquet is covered with paper to protect against low temperature, the flowers are placed in a bath with cold water or the stems are wrapped with a wet cloth,
- put a vase with roses in the shade and away from fruit. Fruits secrete substances that accelerate the wilting of roses.
Fully faded roses that have not recovered after resuscitation at home can be dried. Dry buds varnished or painted and used as decorating rooms.
General rules for caring for a rose in a vase with water at home
If you immediately put the bouquet in a vase, then it will last a maximum of 5-7 days. First you need to carefully examine the roses. Flowers of high quality will please the eye for 3-4 weeks. Tight greenery under the buds is the first sign of freshness of flowers. A withered rose looks drooping with dried leaves.
High quality flowers will please the eye for 3-4 weeks
You should not immediately bring a bouquet from the cold into a warm room - a sharp change in temperature adversely affects delicate flowers. It is necessary to change the temperature in stages. Next, you need to release the bouquet from the wrapper and other decorations, and sate the stems with moisture, keeping them for a couple of hours in room temperature water.
Important! It is not necessary to lower the roses completely into the bath or another large container; it is enough to place the stems in a bucket of water. Otherwise, the liquid will fall on the petals, and the flower may rot.
To save the bouquet for a long time it is necessary to process the stems. Without this, the flowers will stand no more than a week. With a sharp knife in the water (if air enters the stem, the flower will quickly decompose), cut the stem at an angle of 45 °. First of all, this is done for a larger area of contact with liquid, and so that the stem does not buried in the bottom of the vase, thereby not blocking the entry of moisture into the flower tissue. Also, the tips of the stem can be carefully split. Lower leaves and thorns must be removed to further prevent rotting.
Choosing a place
To better preserve the freshness of the bouquet, it is necessary to create optimal conditions:
- You can not store flowers in direct sunlight, therefore, on the windowsill they have no place.
- The air in the room should be cool.
- An important factor will be the fact in which vase there are roses. The best option - a vase of opaque glass.
- Sharp temperature drops and drafts are not allowed.
- Many fruits and other flowers may be affected negatively.
- Also, these beauties can not tolerate tobacco smoke and exhaust fumes.
- Do not put a vase with roses near the heating devices.
Important! Water should be changed every day and every time you need to wash the stems to avoid the accumulation of putrefactive bacteria. It is possible for the buds to make a “shower” with cold water, but so that water gets only on the outer petals.
Cool water is preferable in summer
Water for flowers can be:
Important! Equally important is the temperature of the water. In the summer, it is preferable to cool, in winter it is better to use a liquid at room temperature.
Folk remedies to extend the freshness of roses
- Add sugar and vinegar to water: dissolve 30 grams of sugar and 1 tablespoon of vinegar in 1 liter of water. In such a solution, pathogenic microorganisms develop more slowly.
- The fading rose is made alive with acetylsalicylic acid. 1 liter of 1 tablet of aspirin. This solution will kill all germs in the water.
- You can add borax, alum or citric acid. Per liter of water 1⁄2 tsp.
- It does not hurt the disinfection of water with silver or the addition of alcohol.
Fading rose revives with acetylsalicylic acid
Note! Flower shops sell special anti-wilting roses.
Wrapped Rose - how to freshen roses
There are several options for reviving the roses if they are wilted:
- at night, lower the stems into the bathroom filled with ice water (do not lower the heads of flowers in the water),
- Every day, trim a little and cut the stem stalk again,
- shock method (even drooping heads of flowers can be saved): make a cut on the stem under water at the maximum acute angle. Next, to a height equal to the height of the cut, pour boiling water into the container. Wrap the buds with a napkin and put it in hot water for a couple of minutes. The cut on the stem will turn black, it should be removed with a sharp knife, then put the bouquet in ice water for 3-5 minutes. After the procedure, put the flowers back in the vase. The method can prolong the life of flowers from 7 to 10 days,
- the next way how to reanimate roses in a vase with water: in the evening remove a bouquet from a vase, wrap the stem with a soft cloth dampened with cold water, and wrap the buds with newspaper paper and place the bouquet on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator,
- Resuscitation of roses with potatoes. It is necessary to cut the flower stalk diagonally and place it in a raw potato. The pulp of the root is rich in nutrients and will help even to live the rosette, which spent more than 12 hours without water,
- freshly squeezed potato juice added to the water will also make it possible to stand on the bouquet for a longer time.
- The following advice does not relate to the theme of reviving a bouquet, but rather how to preserve wilted roses. We must take the flowers and hang the buds down. Flowers will dry beautifully and will decorate the interior in the form of dried flowers.
Resuscitation of roses with potatoes
How to wake the sleeping buds of the rose
When opening roses after hibernation, gardeners can see an unpleasant picture: the bushes are blackened and mold has appeared. Why did the rose wither?
- cracks, bark breaks,
- draining bushes.
It is necessary to immediately cut off all the blackened shoots with a margin, that is, the cut must be a couple of centimeters lower from the place of blackening. Slices should be smeared with a special paste "No Run" or pharmacy greens.
Important! Immediately use growth stimulants is undesirable. Top dressing should be started at the beginning of the growing season.
After pruning, the root system should be made to work. To do this, water the bush with perceptibly warm water and cover the roots from overcooling. The heat will do its work - sleeping buds must wake up and release new shoots.
For greater heat retention, large plastic bottles or other containers are used. Rose watered with warm water, shoots lightly wrapped with a soft cloth, which is periodically moistened. The stronger the greenhouse effect is created, the faster the sleeping buds will wake up. At the strait, add HB 101. Sometimes in order for the sleeping buds to wake up, it is enough to cut off the old branches. Dormant buds can also be awakened with growth stimulants.
Gardeners advise that dormant buds wake up, pour a rose with the addition of alcohol (1 cup in a bucket of water).
При соблюдении всех правил по хранению, букет из роз может простоять долгое время, радуя своей красотой домочадцев.
Признаки увядания розы
Порой первые признаки, указывающие на скорую гибель цветка, появляются спустя сутки, а то и раньше. First of all, wilted buds of the plant, as well as leaves, which twist and lose their beautiful shape and aesthetic appearance, speak of wilting roses. There is no need to talk about fragrances, because the flower dies before our eyes.
In this case, experienced housewives and specialists know what to do. There are several ways to resuscitate such a plant in a vase, and they are all considered effective. Consider the most popular among gardeners. So you decide for yourself which method to give preference.
Before you figure out what measures to take to bring the plant back to life, it is worth taking into account the tricks used by florist. For example, as soon as you received a bouquet, put it in advance defended water. If you simply dial it from the tap, there will be too much chlorine in the composition, and this does not affect the condition of the roses in the most favorable way.
Immediately decide where you are going to put a vase with flowers. It is undesirable to give preference to places near the open windows, because they are rather poorly tolerated by drafts. Another important point: you should not have roses near heaters. Try to find a place where open sunshine does not fall on the flowers. As a rule, the optimum temperature for a flower is +18 ° C. If your house is much warmer, it is recommended to plant the plant in the coolest room at least a couple of hours a day.
If the present has faded, it's time to adopt the following tips from the experts:
- Be sure to change the water, and regularly. Also try to gradually shorten the cut of the stem, and remove the leaves that are in the water.
- Roses love not only the moist soil, but also moisture in general. Boldly spray them from time to time with a spray bottle.
- Another effective method: every evening a packet is sprayed on, sprayed with water from inside. Such a moisturizing treatment will have a beneficial effect on your flower.
- Sugar prolongs the life of roses. For 1 liter of water you need about 20 grams of sugar. In this case, the flowers will stand much longer.
Stick to the key recommendations from experts, and the roses presented to you will stay fresh and beautiful in the vase for a long time.
Not all rose lovers are aware of how to prolong their lives. Many people think that it is enough just to change the water from time to time so that it does not have time to stagnate. All this, of course, is true, but such measures are not enough. If you notice that your rose fades before your eyes, it's time to use effective methods of resuscitation.
Among the classical methods can be distinguished immersion of the entire bouquet in cold water. Type in a bath of water and then briefly put there your entire pink bouquet. This procedure gives a quick result, if the flowers have stood in a vase for quite a long time, and you need to urgently reanimate them. Immediately before such a “treatment”, be sure to cut the flower stems and lower leaves. After you have got a bouquet from cold water, wait until it dries, and then return it to a clean vase.
Donated roses can be revived with much more effective methods. For this, a bouquet is soaked in water, in which you will need to pre-add a little alcohol and ammonia. Do not forget to also shorten the stems. It is very important to remove the thorns and leaves that fall into the water when you return the bouquet back to the vase.
Shock therapy is carried out in different ways. There is another common method that can give freshness even to drooping buds. To do this, put in the bath with cold water the whole bunch, while maximally remove the foliage and thorns. In the lower section of the stem you need to add a little boiling water. This procedure can significantly refresh your flowers. Thus, they will look beautiful again and will stay in a vase for a long time. The main thing is to know what shock methods are recommended to take in such situations.
You can save your roses not only with the help of water procedures.
Quite effective is the immersion of pink stems in potato tubers. Thus, it is possible to create an interesting composition for decorating your home and take care of the freshness of the flowers. Make slanting cuts on the stems and place the roses in the potatoes. The thing is that a large number of biologically active substances are present in the composition of this agricultural crop.
A stay of a pink stem in such a well of vitamins will significantly improve its appearance. This procedure will help you to reanimate the roses, if they lay without water for 12 hours. When circumstances are not so bad, add a little potato juice or pulp of this fruit in a vase with water.
In general, taking care of roses is not difficult. The main thing is to adopt some effective tips and not to forget to use them. Then you will not have to reanimate roses, because they will stand in a vase for a long time.
How to extend the life of a pink bouquet
We learn, with the help of what manipulations it is possible to significantly prolong the life of roses standing in the cut.
You should regularly change the water in the vase. During the next shift, it is recommended to update the cut below, while removing the thorns and leaves (which may be in the water).
To keep the leaves for a long time pleased with their freshness and elasticity, we recommend spraying them periodically from a fine spray.
Feed cut roses and extend their “life” by adding to the water:
- a tablespoon of sugar,
- aspirin pill
- a teaspoon of lemon juice (or powdered acid).
Before you go to sleep, cover the bouquet with a plastic bag moistened from the inside with cool water. It is possible to moisten, just having sprayed polyethylene.
First aid for wilting
Having stood in all its glory for some time, the roses then inevitably “give up”, start to fade. Signs of decaying wilting:
- twisting the edges of the petals and drying them,
- lowering down buds
- lethargy foliage
- loss of stems saturated color and more sluggish their structure.
First aid in the beginning of the withering is most convenient to provide in the bathroom. Standard resuscitation involves the following procedure:
- The bath should be half filled with cold water.
- The stems of roses are cut diagonally to increase the absorbent area.
- Flowers are placed in water. But the buds at the same time should remain above the surface of the water - they will need something to fix.
- Roses should be in the water under a film cover. This way it will be easier to reanimate the flowers.
- The bouquet should be left in the bath overnight. In the morning, fresh roses can be re-assembled in a vase.
You can do this simple manipulation every evening: in this way the roses will stand much longer. But if by the morning the flowers still look faded, try adding a few spoons of ammonia in the water. This additive stimulates the flowers, activates their vitality, will serve as a kind of "stun" for plants.
Ways to resuscitate roses
Consider the most effective and simple ways to revitalize roses at home.
If it is necessary to take urgent measures - when the roses have visibly wilted, you can lower the lower part of the stems into boiling water. Immerse into the liquid no more than 2-3 cm of the stem, and the time spent in boiling water - 2-3 minutes, not more.
Important: before lowering the stems in boiling water, it is necessary to protect the delicate buds from steam. For this flower heads unwound with a soft cloth.
After such a “shock therapy”, a part of the stem that was in boiling water will darken - it should be cut off with shears. Live the bottom of the stems dipped in cool water. The measure will help keep the bouquet for another week, and even longer.
This is a popular method of extending the life of cut roses. At the bottom of the vase down some small object made of silver. Metal is known for its disinfecting properties: it is they that help flowers stand longer. To supplement the positive effects of silver, you can pour into the water a little glycerin or camphor alcohol.
Many people know such a simple way of resuscitation of roses in a bouquet, like pouring a drop of dishwashing detergent or liquid bleach into the water. It is better to add means at the next change of water.
Bleach must necessarily contain bleach. Do not allow only contact with the bleaching agent on the petals, as bleach can leave whitish ugly spots on them.
This method will help to revive even a pretty dried bouquet. Alcohol should be stirred in water: half a spoon in a liter. After this, water is also added to ammonia, which increases the positive reanimation effect. Roses put in the resulting alcohol solution: this way you can bring to life even very withered flowers.
Since, by nature, roses are heat-loving flowers, the cold acts on them like a shock therapy, keeps us in a good shape, does not let it “limp”, wilt too quickly. This ability of cold and can be used when resuscitating flowers at home.
The bouquet should be wrapped carefully with a soft towel: from the tips of the stems to the tops of the buds, that is, completely. Then the roll is still wrapped in a newspaper and placed in the fridge. Roses should be left in the refrigerator overnight. By morning, the flowers should be fresh and look "rested."
A very cold water can bring flowers to life in a bouquet. To do this, change the water in the vase and put ice cubes on the bottom of the vessel. Refresh the stem sections and place the roses in a vase. If you use ice daily, you can keep the bouquet fresh for a week or more.
The method is not bad, it can be used even if there is not a drop of water suitable for flowers in the house.
In this case, the stalks cut according to standard rules are stuck into fresh potatoes. It is clear that before using the potatoes must be washed.
Potato nourishing and moisture-filled pulp will help reanimate flowers, even with very wilted and long standing without water. Potato juice can also be added to water to make the latter more nutritious.
This substance will help bring back to life already pretty flowers. However, saltpeter will be effective only after the roses have been treated with boiling water.
The proportion is as follows: 1 teaspoon saltpeter to 4 liters of water. To the resulting solution should be added a few drops of ammonia. Rose stalks are placed in the resulting "explosive mixture." If the procedure is carried out in the evening, by the morning the roses will be “as good as new” and will stay fresh for several more days.
Method of hanging
It can be said, an extreme measure in the resuscitation of roses. The method is applied if all the others did not help. Flowers need to get out of the water and hang down the buds. Dried "upside down" buds will get the correct beautiful shape - almost the original. After drying, the plants can be varnished and stored as decor for interior decoration.
A few recommendations that will help extend the life of a pink bouquet.
- To prevent roses from fading too quickly, it is recommended to cover them with damp paper or plastic on all sides. This measure will help to significantly extend the life of cut flowers.
- Place the bouquet not in the sun or working batteries, but in the shade.
- You can not keep cut roses next to fruit: such a neighborhood leads to a fast fading of flowers. The fact is that phytoncides produced by fruits contain substances that accelerate the decay of roses.
- Sugar in the amount of a teaspoon per liter of water will help the roses to stand much longer, feed them, give new strength.
- Placing an activated carbon tablet on the bottom of the vase will help keep the water clean and disinfect it.
- If you bought a bouquet as a gift in advance and there is a need to store it for several days, place the roses in the fridge. Pre-wrap the plants with a towel and newspaper, paper.
A presented bouquet of cut roses can stand in water from a couple of days to several weeks. It all depends on the condition in which the flowers were purchased and how they were cared for after the purchase.
After you solemnly handed a pink bouquet, you should immediately place it in a vase, well, or in any other container filled with water. Look at the bouquet - freshly cut flowers will delight with dark green color of stems, elastic foliage, tightly pressed petals to each other.
For the flowers to better adapt to the new conditions, leave the bouquet unpacked for several hours. Thanks to this measure, roses can more easily adjust to room temperature. Then you can unpack the flowers and examine them in more detail. Remove the packaging completely, and free the bottom of the stems from the existing thorns. Removal of thorns is aimed at protecting the lower part of the stems from rotting in water.
Update the cut with a sharp pruner or knife: it is important to make a new cut in one motion so that the stem does not break. Thanks to a fresh cut, roses will be able to absorb more water, which will positively affect their appearance.
Sections are made at an oblique angle of approximately 45 degrees. An oblique cut will make the area of absorption of water and nutrients more extensive, which will help the roses to stay fresh longer. Cut the stems must be directly in the water to avoid the ingress of air at the vulnerable point of the cut and inside the stem.
Then move a little skin away from the edge of the cut: by 2-3 cm. This measure will increase the absorbent area of flowers, and they will get more moisture and nutrients.
The water in the vase must be separated. If you need to use water from the tap, be sure to first need to defend it.
Roses are delicate flowers, therefore it is necessary to keep them away from drafts and cool breaths from the window leaves. It is also undesirable to put a bouquet near a working heating battery - flowers in such a place will wither very quickly. If you want to put roses on the window sill, protect them from direct sunlight. The best place for a bouquet of roses is a room with a relatively cool temperature, high humidity and diffused lighting.
How to pick up a vase
Let us find out which vase to pick up so that the roses standing in it longer delight with their beauty and freshness.
If the bouquet is a decent size, voluminous, use a large vase with a wide neck. The shape of the vase is best cylindrical - such a vessel is at the same time both stable and attractive in appearance, and allows the plant to provide sufficient amount of air and water. A bunch of small standard parameters will feel good in an elongated elegant vase with a rather narrow neck.
You should know that the longer the stem of a rose, the more difficult it is for the water to travel all the way from the tips of the stems to the buds. Therefore, it is better to use a special long vase for such bouquets. And the stems need to be shortened under an oblique angle.
The vessel is better to take from a material that does not transmit light, opaque. Well fit ceramics, or frosted, tinted glass. Transparent material will heat up faster than it will create favorable conditions for the reproduction of microorganisms.
Important: pick a vessel of such height that the stems of the rose would be immersed in water for at least a third of its length.
Where the bouquet will last longer
It is important not only to prepare the water and the vase correctly, but also to arrange the bouquet in the right place. Thus, all the conditions for long-term preservation of flowers of beauty and freshness will be observed.
It is important to keep the roses away from direct sunlight, as the sun is guaranteed to lead to rapid drying of the foliage and the buds. The best place for a bouquet is dark and cool. Flowers do not like drafts, so they should not be located near window vents and windows.
In the same room with other flowers and plants better cut roses do not hold. All flowers exude phytoncides - and roses, therefore, will fade faster, lose their appearance and fragrance. In a polluted room - where they smoke, it smells like gasoline, a car, roses won't last long either.
Not far from the heater and air conditioner cut roses is better not to keep. Such a neighborhood will lead to the rapid withering of delicate flowers.
Now you know how to extend the life of a bouquet of roses. It is better to take care of the flowers at the earliest stage - when the bouquet has just been presented. In time, the measures taken will help extend the life of flowers, protect them from premature decay. And resuscitation tips will help revive the flowers, even when they have already begun to wilt.
How to extend the life of the flower
There are several rules, the implementation of which will extend the life of any flower, not just a rose:
- Trim the tips of the stems and immerse them in new water. This helps to remove the capillaries that are clogged with air and to re-feed. Do not use scissors - they press down the flesh very much.
- Clean the bottom of the stem from hard peel. Not more than five centimeters. It will also help to eat.
- Remove the lower shoots and leaves - in the water should be only the stems themselves.
- Wash the vase and change the water every day. Just keep in mind that the rose loves the separated water.
- Можно также препятствовать размножению бактерий в самой воде. Например, можно добавить таблетку активированного угля, кристаллы перманганата калия или просто каплю отбеливателя или жидкости для мытья посуды.
Если цветы завяли, а простые меры не помогают, можно воспользоваться одним проверенным методом. A rejuvenating effect is exerted by a simple cold bath in which the whole bouquet can be immersed. It works especially well if the rose is already a “second” freshness.
It is important to trim the tips before this, remove the lower branches and leaves. You also need to ensure that the water covered the entire flower, and the buds were drowned at least half. After the bouquet has already reached, let it drain all the excess water.
How to revive the roses? Give them a second chance can cold, which will help them to return freshness, since these flowers are thermophilic. We do it this way: we wrap the whole bunch with a wet towel - from buds to tips, wrap it in a newspaper (only very carefully so as not to harm the leaves) and put it in the fridge. Best fit lower or middle shelf.
Leave better at night - then the bouquet will be less disturbed by the home. In the morning we take out the reanimated roses and see: they should look like new ones, just cut off.
Potato Juice Treatment
How to save a rose? To do this, you can apply and simple potato juice. Means there is in any house. In addition, it is a great way to save a bouquet if there is no water in the house at all.
Stems cut at an angle, stick straight into the potato. Rich juice, active substances, the flesh of the roots itself can revive the rosettes, which they spent all day without water.
You can add the juice itself or pulverized pulp into the water, if there is one at hand. This will enrich the rose and give the bouquet all the necessary nutrients.
Despite all efforts, the time will come when the roses are completely withered. But in this form, they can decorate your house and remind you of an important event. To do this, hang the withered roses heads down and give them time to dry properly. Now you can cover them with paint and spray paint. Put in a beautiful vase, they will fit into any interior.
If drooped just donated roses
So, you got stale flowers that have already been subjected to various tricks to preserve their presentation. Frozen roses also wilt quickly. In this case, it is difficult to say how to reanimate the roses, because each of the methods may not give effect or have a short-term effect. Try to drink them at night in the bath, and if it does not help, then in the morning, use immersion in boiling water.
Fresh roses with proper care can stand in a vase for about a month. To do this, change the water regularly, monitor the temperature and the absence of drafts. With the first signs of wilting, start applying night bathing in the bath, this will prolong the life of the flowers for another few weeks. And finally, you can apply shock resuscitation procedures to admire the beauties for several days.