This gives the flowers support and gives you a little more control when arranging them. These babies are fragile. Wire gives the roses support. You may have to use a little force to get the wires through the stem. Step 4: Manage account e-Newspaper Logout. Hold all the stems at the top as close to the base of the flowers as possible and secure with floral tape.
Trim the wired stems just as you would any other flower stem. We decided to give this a shot and made a bouquet with succulents, roses, baby's breath and Alstromeria in our office. We chose to add succulents to ours to give it a Tucson vibe, along with pink roses, white filler flowers and baby's breath.
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Wrap stems with wire and tape, leaving a few inches at the bottom so you can put the bouquet in water. I love working with succulents, but the trouble with them is that they come in small containers and have very short stems or barely any stems at all.
Pull the tape and squeeze the tape onto the stems as you wrap, since the tape is self-adhesive and will stick better that way. Writing about Tucson's heart and soul — its people, its kindness, its faith — for ThisIsTucson.
Keep in mind, this is for one bouquet. Angela Pittenger.
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