Do you want to decorate your home with rainbow roses? Or you want to surprise someone with a beautiful roses bouquet? You can save lots of money buying white roses and then, coloring them at home.

You can easily color at home youre roses in all the colors you want. It is very simple to obtain rainbow roses at home! All you have to do is cut down the roses steams and add them in colorful water. Leave them there for 24 hours, and then, your white roses will turn into a rainbow.

Here is what you need:

  • white roses with very long stem
  • food colouring liquid
  • sugar
  • vinegar
  • hot water
  • 6 glasses
  • cutter
  • tape
  • gardening scissors
  • ruler

Making rainbow roses

Measure the roses stems and cut them to equal dimensions. The stems must have at least 30-40 cm length. Then, make a mark in their stem at 10 cm length from the base of the stem. In order for this trick to work you must cut their stems in water. So put the roses into a tray filled up with fresh water, then using the cutter, cut their stems in length from the beginning of the mark to the end of the stem. Cut the roses stem into two, three or four pieces, depending on the number of colours you want the roses to have.

Fill all the glasses with warm water and add two teaspoons of sugar and two teaspoons of vinegar in each one. Mix well, until the sugar melts, then add different food colouring liquid in each glass.

Carefully place each cut out of the rose stem in separate glasses. In order for the roses not to fall out of the glasses, fix them with tape.

Let the roses stay in the coloured water for 24 hours. In this time, our roses will turn from white to rainbow roses.

All you have to do now is to cut their stems, in order to eliminate the part that was cutout so you can o make a perfect bouquet! Everybody will love your rainbow roses!

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Andreea G.

About Andreea G.

A gardening enthusiast, winter love, enjoys every bit of writing about DIY projects especially when flowers involved. A great cat lover, owns a lovely snowball named Musette.

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