How to Make Cut Flowers Last Longer

Whether you fancy roses, tulips, daffodils or supermarket bouquets, take note of these simple tips for adding longevity to your favorite fresh-cut flowers.

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Picking a Vase or Vessel

One of the most important factors in regard to displaying cut flowers is using the proper vase or vessel. If extra-tall flowers are put into a vase that's too low, the top-heavy stems can start to bend, then possibly break. To widen the range of flowers for use in your home, consider keeping a collection of vases in various shapes, sizes, depths, heights and finishes.

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