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Q.Lilac Flowers

Anonymous added on April 23, 2011 | Answered

At what point below the lilac flower should you cut the stem to take a bouquet into the house?

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Answered on April 24, 2011

This really depends on the size of the vase/container you'll be placing them in. I would get at least 6-8 inches. Make angled cuts, take them in early morning, and opt for flowers with about three-fourths of the buds open.

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