Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

Have your vase of flowers last longer. Use this solution instead of plain water for fresh flowers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together.
  2. place in vase.
  3. add flowers and enjoy.


Most Helpful

I received 2 bunches of flowers recently. One bunch of carnations for Valentine's Day the second bunch were tropical flowers for my birthday. The carnations look like I just bought them yesterday and my Birds of Paridise are still looking beautiful! My guilty pleasure is having cut flowers in my house, so I will definately be doing this solution again! Thanks for the recipe!

Abby Girl February 26, 2009

My DH bought me 1/2 dozen red roses for Mother's Day. I clipped the end of the stems and placed them in a vase with this recipe. The first day the roses were opening nicely and looked wonderful. The second and third day 4 of my roses along with the baby's breath and leaves had wilted. I was going to throw them away and decided to wait a day or two and very happy I did. My roses perked back up and were such a pretty red that they looked like they were velvet. I also used tap water and next time will use bottled water. My roses lasted 6 days which is pretty good for me.

lauralie41 May 17, 2008

I used it with gerbera daisies. One vase had the vinegar recipe the other had plain water. The flowers look the same but the vinegar water looks clearer. I had the change the plain water vase because the water was murky.

RedFarmGirl April 10, 2007

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