As Mother’s Day approaches, select the correct vase to arrange a dozen roses for Mom!
For guidance in arranging a dozen roses, refer to the post of February 8, 2018 in the Archives of Techniques4Flowers. As you are gathering your products, it is important to choose the correct products. I have shared tips on selecting the best stages of the opening of the flower. Another consideration is the size of the vase that is used.
You will need:
Dozen Long Stemmed Roses
Tall Rose Vase
Floral Waterproof Tape – ¼” wide
12 18” #20 gage Florist Wire
5-6 Stems Greenery
When arranging a dozen roses, be sure to select a vase that is large enough to stabilize the roses and provide adequate water. The height of the vase should be 1 ½ times the height of the stem of a rose. In my opinion, it is best to use a glass vase. The weight of the glass vase helps to steady the arrangement
Vases of this size hold a large amount of water. Be sure to add floral preservative to the water. Check the water often. It is surprising how quickly flowers drink water. There are many factors that contribute to the waterline falling. As flowers like coolness, make sure the vase has enough water. Remember that air conditioners absorb moisture in the air. If the water in the vase is clear, it is not necessary to empty the old water. Add cool water to the vase. Enjoy!