Japanese Anemone makes terrible cut flowers?

ikea_gwOctober 14, 2008

I cut some japanese anemone for my house and they wilted almost immediately, even after I split the woody stem. Has this been the experience with everyone else? They are so pretty and I really hope I can cut them for the house.

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newbiehavinfun(7a - Southern NJ)

I really don't know, but I bet someone at The Cutting Garden forum would. I would try posting this message there as well.

    Bookmark   December 1, 2008 at 4:47PM
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maamy

The way to keep japanese Aenemone flowers from wilting in bouquets is to cauterize the end imediately after cutting. I stick them in the flame of my gas stove.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2012 at 12:38AM
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mistascott(7A VA)

You can also dip the stems in boiling water for 30 seconds and then put them in room temperature water to eliminate the wilting.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2012 at 11:12PM
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