When you change the water, don't forget to put more plant food in.
Marriott’s tips for cutting roses and keeping them fresh in the vase. Cut flowers in early morning when they’re fully hydrated.
For longest vase life, choose flowers in the late bud stage, outer petals already open, flowers not fully open. Avoid the temptation to cut from the back of the bush, Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Dec 15, Make the cut at a degree angle so water will run off instead of settling on the open cut. Cut about 1/4 inch above the first leaflet that has three full leaves on it for the first deadheading of.