Exotic flowers come in a variety of colors and scents for us to enjoy in our homes and gardens! The most beautiful of which may very well be the blue rose.
Some believe the blue rose signifies mystery or attaining the impossible and able to grant the owner youth or wishes. Most flowers carry a symbolic meaning some through the color others by the type of flower chosen. Flowers are part of our everyday lives as well as part of our ceremonial traditions.
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The practice of displaying cut flowers and preserving flowers is a pleasurable tradition for many. The care and keeping of such beauty take a delicate touch. The initial quality and care of the flowers are crucial to their long-standing beauty once cut.
Flowers may be harvested at any given stage of maturity. Some flowers such as roses, carnations, chrysanthemums, snapdragons, and others may have an extended shelf life if they are harvested in the tight-bud stage. Other flowers, however, must be completely developed before being cut to capture their full beauty.
Once received one of the most effective ways to ensure that your cut flowers maintain their beauty for a maximum time span is to re-cut the flower stems. Best results will be yielded if at least 1 inch of the stem is removed as well as any foliage which would not be above the waterline.
The most effective method is to cut them at an angle under warm running water then place them in a plastic container of warm water with a floral preservative. Sugar will provide energy for the flowers, Citric acid will act like an acidifier and bleach will help prevent bacteria growth.