Do not refrigerate your bouquet or any other succulent wedding flowers, as this will damage them. They’ll be quite happy in a warm brightly lit room until the day of the wedding ceremony – Unlike most cut flowers they will last very well for up to a week in the right conditions.
Correspondingly, how do you preserve a succulent bouquet?
Simply so, how do you cut and replant baby succulents?
Are succulent bouquets cheaper than flowers?
If the price of peonies is making your eyes pop, consider adding some succulents to your wedding bouquet. Incorporating these pretty plants tends to be far less expensive than filling your bouquets and centerpieces with flowers alone.
When you cut a flower, you separate it from the roots. Therefore, you’ll need to work on rooting bouquet cut flowers in order to regrow them. … You cut off a piece of the cut flower stem and encourage it to root.
Various succulent plants such as cacti, hens-and-chicks, sedums, and mistletoe retain water so they can thrive in arid conditions. … The water in their leaves and stems make them resistant to drying but, with patience, you can press them quite successfully.
Fortunately, the process is very easy. All you need are a pair of scissors, tissues, and a place to lay your succulents out to dry. To air-dry succulents, you’ll need to gently remove your entire plant from its existing dirt to get started.
Follow these simple steps to get started.
- Step 1: Insert foam, and fill in empty spaces with moss. You’ll notice I didn’t fill the entire container with desert foam. …
- Step 2: Cover desert foam with moss until fully concealed. …
- Step 3: Insert faux succulent stems into foam bricks.
Directions for Making a Succulent Bouquet
Remove the succulent from its nursery pot and gently wash away the soil and cut back the roots. To create a “stem” insert a piece of floral wire into the base of the succulent and bend to form a loop. Wrap the base of the succulent and top of the floral wire with floral tape.