How to store peonies - 5 tricks to prolong bloom in a vase

Content

  • 1 The nuances of color collection
  • 2 Features care of peonies
    • 2.1 preliminary procedures
    • 2.2 Five storage rules
    • 2.3 top-dressing
  • 3 Summarizing

Peonies - one of my favorite colors. Naturally, at the time I have spent enough time learning how to properly care for them. Now I want to share with you-found skills.

You can not understand why peonies do not bloom? Chances are, you care for them properlyYou can not understand why peonies do not bloom? Chances are, you care for them properly

The nuances of color collection

Beautiful fragrant peonies are good that they will be able to decorate any interior. To answer the question, how much are peonies - rather difficult. It all depends on the type and size of the bouquet. But if you take care to plant these "beauties" at his dacha, the price there will be a cheap.

Dacha flowers, as in the photo, is no worse than purchasedDacha flowers, as in the photo, is no worse than purchased

In any case, these luxury flowers please the eye as much as possible, you need to take care of them well. And one should start with proper cutting.

If you want peonies longer standing, do not be lazy and get up early in the morning. This is an ideal time for cutting plant - flower buds are not yet fully blossomed, and the midday heat they are not dried.

As well as fresh peonies can be cut off after sunset in the evening. During the night the plants have time to adapt to the home.

In addition, note a few more nuances:

Illustration Rules peonies collection
table_pic_att14960961932 What buds cut?

To flowers stood as long as possible, cut off not quite blooming buds are just slightly open.

If you are preparing plants for transportation, then you need to wrap them in special paper and store the flowers in the refrigerator.

table_pic_att14960961943 Weather.

It is not necessary to cut the flowers in the rain. Due to the fallen water drops they begin to darken quickly.

table_pic_att14960961954 Required tools.

The preferred cut flowers with the help of garden pruners or large scissors.

Features care of peonies

So, flowers are collected. This is only the beginning of the case, then you should put them at pre-training and only then put in a vase.

To peonies stood for as long as possible, you need to properly prepare and storeTo peonies stood for as long as possible, you need to properly prepare and store

preliminary procedures

Before you put the flowers in a vase, you need to spend a few simple but very important manipulation:

  • "Acclimatization". Once you have brought flowers to the house, they should hold in a cool dark place. Better yet dipped in bath filled with water at room temperature.
  • Water treatment and vases. While the greens in the bathroom filled with moisture, should choose a vase. These colors are best suited vessels of dark glass does not transmit light. Before use, rinse it with a solution of potassium permanganate.
Keep flowers in a dark opaque vaseKeep flowers in a dark opaque vase

As for water, the ideal would be rain or melted snow. But I understand that this is not always at hand, so that it can replace conventional defended.

  • pruning. Before you put the bouquet in a vase, you need to prune each stem at an angle as large as possible. Similar procedure to perform best under a stream of cold water. Since the plant can absorb as much as possible the number-needed moisture.
To plant better absorb moisture, trim the stems at an angleTo plant better absorb moisture, trim the stems at an angle
  • removing leaves. Since parts of the stems, which are placed in water, tear off the leaflets. This will prevent them rot in a vase.
  • Selecting a location. Vase of peonies is necessary to put in place, which falls on the scattered light.
Remove the leaves from the part of the stem, which will be in the water, so you can prevent them rottingRemove the leaves from the part of the stem, which will be in the water, so you can prevent them rotting

If you want to save peonies before planting, then wrap the roots of plants in peat moss and place in a bag with holes. Keep them in the refrigerator or a cool cellar, then planted peonies in the fall will not be difficult.

Five storage rules

When all setup procedures are finished, the question arises, how to prolong the life of flowers in a vase. It is not so difficult, most importantly, follow a few simple rules.

Keep flowers away from drafts, from which they spoil fasterKeep flowers away from drafts, from which they spoil faster
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table_pic_att14960962029 Rule 1. no drafts.

Cut peonies in a vase simply can not tolerate drafts and fade from such exposure times faster.

table_pic_att149609620310 rule 2. Cover the flower buds for the night.

Use the special paper or an ordinary plastic bag. Such manipulations will keep a delightful fragrance of plants.

table_pic_att149609620311 rule 3. Avoid bad 'neighborhood'.

In drawing up the bouquet with your own hands, remember that there is a range of colors (including lilies, carnations, roses, lilies, chrysanthemums and calla lilies), which should not be put next to the peonies.

table_pic_att149609620512 rule 4. Regularly change water.

This should be done every day, every time thoroughly washing the bowl.

table_pic_att149609620613 rule 5. Remove damaged leaves.

If you notice yellowing leaves in a vase or flower buds withered, immediately remove them from the bouquet.

To cut blossomed pions, dip them into hot water down the bud vase or add a small amount of alcohol.

Peonies can successfully coexist with hydrangea, orchid, freesia and lotusPeonies can successfully coexist with hydrangea, orchid, freesia and lotus

top-dressing

Proper care of any color is difficult to imagine without additional fertilization. I share the most effective recipes.

Picture instruction
table_pic_att149609621415 Sugar and vinegar

For every liter of water, add a spoonful of vinegar and sugar. These products increase the resistance of plants.

table_pic_att149609621416 Boric acid

In the water plant dilute 200 ml of the product. In such a liquid they stand for much longer.

table_pic_att149609621517 Aspirin

Add one tablet means in water. She decontaminate the environment and will protect the plant from the negative influence.

Summarizing

Today you learned all the details of the collection, preparation and storage of peonies in a vase. Even more tricks you'll find in the video in this article. And if you suddenly decide to share their secrets storage plants, or ask me to an interesting question - write in the comments.

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