HowTo: Grow Psychadelic Roses

Grow Psychadelic Roses

Admittedly rainbow dyed roses are pretty tacky, but the idea of "mutation" is cool. And the HowTo behind it seems simple enough. Pick Chur explains:

"In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J. Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals rainbow colored. As petals get their nourishment through stem, the idea is to split the stem into several channels and dip each one in a different colored water. This way all the colors will be drawn by the stem into petals and resultant rose will have all the colors in it."

HowTo: Grow Psychadelic Roses

HowTo: Grow Psychadelic Roses

HowTo: Grow Psychadelic Roses

HowTo: Grow Psychadelic Roses

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11 Comments

they look nice.

on a similar note: if a plant can carry coloured water to its leaves....a plant surly can carry pesticides to its leaves/fruit also that's pretty scary if you cannot afford organic food.

what doesn't KILL you makes you stronger.... :-P

the title is misleading. they are not grown multicolored. they get that way after cutting.

@ Paul, you are right they do get that wy only after cutting, they are not actually grown multi colored

LOL..@Paul...culdn't figure "THAT" one out on my own...thank-you for the enlightenment there buddy :)

it look good and it must have been hard to grow but any way it is amazing

i hate roses but this one is cool!!!!!!

what color were the roses originally? and what was used to color the water, food coloring? a step by step process would help this article...

Just like carnations. Same process, splice it and use food coloring to each section of the splice, using white roses.

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