To peonies pleases you with its beauty and fragrance, you should purchase them with closed and barely colored buds. Before you put them in water, hold the flowers in a cool, dark place, that several of them will refresh. This is especially true in hot weather.
Choose the vase is also need to correct. It is better to take of the dark glasses, it the water does not rot. Before using the capacity, it is desirable to wash with a weak solution of potassium permanganate. Pour water to defend, but better than rain. Its level in the vase also has some impact on the lifespan of the plants. For example, peonies love to be the stems was half submerged in water, unlike irises and gerberas, which are height 5 cm
Then remove the leaves, leaving only 2-3 pieces. Update your cut with a sharp knife. Make it slanted, so you will be able to increase the surface of absorption of flower water in addition, it is better to do in the water below in the conducting vessels of the peony has not penetrated the air, clogging them. The bouquet stay fresh longer, add water, boric acid or sugar. Per liter of water requires 200 ml acid or 2 tablespoons of sugar.
Every 3 days should change it in the vase fluid. Not to change the water frequently, add in a little capacity of pine extract, it will play the role of an antiseptic. At night, remove the bouquet from the water, wrap in wet paper and put them in a cool room. As soon remove the dried flowers. Also, to keep the peonies longer please you with its beauty, you can put in water a bit of charcoal or a tablet of activated. Buds blossomed quickly, you can pour a little alcohol or hold them in hot water.
Do not place peonies in a container with roses, daffodils, lilies, carnations, Calla lilies, tulips. The implementation of these recommendations your bouquet will last up to 16 days.