preserving cut flowers

murray baron cxdb at musica.McGill.CA
Sun Oct 6 15:30:49 EST 1996

I discovered that certain food-colourings, when added to the water in which certain cut flowers were added, 
preserved the life of the petals.  What is known about preseverving cut flowers?  What determines how 
long a flower will continue to survive in a vase  of water?  

Murray Baron
Dept. of Medicine
McGill University
cxdb at

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