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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Washing Vases With Soap + Bleach

One of the easiest ways to cause harm to fresh-cut flowers is by placing them into a vase or vessel which has not been thoroughly cleaned. After your previous flowers have been removed, a layer of debris and bacteria is left behind. This bacteria can quickly harm fresh flowers and lead to rapid decay. To fully clean a vase or vessel, rinse it with hot water, dishwashing soap and bleach.

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