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do cut flowers last longer in fresh water ,salt water, soapy water

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    nashistephanposted 7 years ago

    do cut flowers last longer in fresh water ,salt water, soapy water

    its an ex periment iam doing

  2. simplymoneyboy profile image60
    simplymoneyboyposted 7 years ago

    No, they will dry soon. Experiment it, and if it is wrong, then i will cry lol sad

  3. dragynmyrlin profile image59
    dragynmyrlinposted 7 years ago

    Warm water is better because you don't want to shock a plant by adding icy water to it.

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    Doug Munroposted 6 years ago

    The key to making fresh flowers last as long as possible is cleanliness. Like food, bacteria is a flowers enemy and will greatly accelerate it's deterioration. So, follow these steps to ensure maximum flower longevity....

    1) Always start with a clean vase, washed and rinsed well
    2) Always use clean water
    3) Always use the flower food provided by your florist. Don't believe the classic "Old Wives" tales about using 7-Up, or sugar in your water.Yes flowers like both, but so does bacteria! Flower food is designed for 1 purpose only, to make flowers last longer.
    4) Always re-cut your flower stems before placing them in the water.
    5) Refill as need

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