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How to look after cut flowers


Place the flowers in water as soon as you receive them if they have spent more than an hour out of water.

Choose a vase adapted to the shape and the height of the bouquet.

Cut the stems diagonally with a sharp knife and remove the leaves which would be underwater.

Dilute the Chrysal (the nutrient for cut flowers) in cold water, respecting the proportions. This will avoid the proliferation of bacteria and allow the flowers to absorb water better. The lifespan of cut flowers will thus be increased.

Add water every day.

Certain varieties need a lot of water. Immerge about 40% of the stem. This is especially the case for roses, orchids, sunflowers and summer flowers in general.

Others however drink little. To avoid the stems becoming too long, pour 5 cm of water into the vase. This goes for tulips and most bulbous flowers.

Avoid direct sunlight and draughts.

Flowers containing plasma, like poinsettias or poppies of Iceland (papaver nudicale) for example, if you wish to shorten the stem, it is absolutely necessary to plunge the cut part into boiling water in order to make the cellular plasma coagulate, otherwise the flowers will wilt very fast.

CAREFUL! Never put Chrysal into a pewter recipient. The chemical reaction provoked will harm flowers. You may use pure, clear water.

If a cut orchid is slightly wilting, we advise you to add warmer water (up to 60°)

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