Starting large cutting that has flower stems
I was given a couple of large cuttings (2 ft. long) that have flower stems on them. I stripped all the leaves except for the very tiny brown ones at the tip, but I don't have the heart to cut off the flower stems, as the flowers are so beautiful!!! I have sealed the cut with latex caulking, and after it has dried, I've put the cuttings into a bucket a water because the trunks have started to look a little wrinkled. Should I have let the cuttings dry out? I've heard somewhere that they could root in water. Am I doing something that could kill the cuttings? Anybody have any suggestions? I would hate to lose them!