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Discover our favorite flowers, from the classic rose to exotic orchids. These plants have become popular for their beauty, fragrance, and symbolic meanings.
Calla lilies are a popular option for glam wedding bouquets. They symbolize purity and rebirth. Sunflowers are easy to grow and symbolize loyalty because they always turn their faces towards the sun.
Nothing ruins the appearance of a stunning garden quite like some flowers that have seen better days.
With many of us leading hectic and busy lives, gardening isn’t always at the forefront of our priorities, and a lack of care can lead to wilted blooms and dried-up plants.
And if you’ve chosen to plant hydrangeas in your garden, which are a beautiful late-summer flower, there’s a simple way to perk them up if they’ve been looking a little worse for wear.
The tip was shared by TikToker Chloe, also known as @frizzandfrillzz, who described the hack as “amazing” since it revived her hydrangeas that looked like they were “on death’s door”.
To carry out the trick, place a pot of water on the hob and boil it so that the water is steaming and very hot.
Chloe said in the video: “Then snip your stems so that they can take in the water, and then leave them in that water for two hours.”
After placing your hydrangeas in the water and leaving them for a few hours, they should start to look more lively.
But Chloe reassured gardeners not to panic if they didn’t see any results after an hour or two, as she could only see “a bit of difference” when leaving the flowers in the pot for 60 minutes.
After the full two hours were up, Chloe showed off beautifully healthy hydrangeas that were now in full bloom – looking totally different from how they looked before.
Chloe said: “Two hours in and they are fully back to life. They have been resurrected. What on Earth! This is pure magic, amazing, you need to do this hack right now.”
People in the comments were shocked to find out about this hack, with many confirming that it had worked on their own flowers.
One user said: “This hack is no joke! My cut hydrangeas have lasted over a month! Every time they start to wilt I cut the bottoms and put them in hot, hot water.”
Another person confessed they were reluctant to put their flowers in boiling water at first. They wrote: “I was so nervous the hot water was gonna completely kill them and [I don’t know why] why since they were already dying.”
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