To roses stood in a vase, and the water does not spoil, tear off those sheets, intended to come into contact with water.
Prune the rose stems at 2-3 cm under a sloped angle. To a fresh cut to remove the air, trimming is desirable to produce in the water. Rose will be better to absorb water, if after trimming the stems to further break down.
Take a tall vase and pour water into it, so that it could take 2/3 of the length of rose stems. The water for roses, it is desirable to defend. In the summer it is better to pour in a vase of cool water, winter – water at room temperature.
Add water nutrients, roses in a vase will last longer. As nutrients you can use sugar and vinegar (20-30 grams of sugar and 1 tablespoon vinegar in 1 litre of water).
To keep the water in the vase longer retain freshness, add a small amount of some bactericidal agents (alum, vodka, aspirin or borax).
Purchase roses are often used to chemistry. Therefore, as a disinfectant for water you can use a drop of bleach for linen.
Put a vase with roses in a cool place, but not in the draft. Keep the flowers away from direct sunlight.
The care of roses in a vase:
- change the water every day;
- while changing water, rinse the rose stems under running water;
every day spray the bouquet of roses in a vase with a spray bottle, being careful that the water fell not in the center of the buds and outer petals.
When the roses begin to fade, place them overnight in a bath of cool water 7-12 degrees. Place the flowers so that the water sank, only the stems, and the buds were above the water level. Then again, trim the stems and put the roses in fresh water. Before that, it is advisable to dissolve in water a couple of teaspoons of ammonia.
With proper care you will be able to enjoy the beauty of roses for a whole month.