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Resurrect a wilting orchid

/ 05:03 AM September 12, 2018

Use somewire and ribbon.

If your phaleonopsis or “moth orchid” is about to wither, pick out the healthy-looking flowers and make a pretty table arrangement.

Gather the following:

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Withering phaleonopsis with some good blooms left
Glass pebbles
Pliers
Wire
Glass cylinder vase
Wire and ribbon

Wrap the wire with ribbon to desired length. Twirl one end of the wire around a glass rock to secure and twirl the other end around the stem of the orchid.

Put colored glass at the bottom of the glass cylinder vase. Submerge the orchid with a tea light floating above it.

Option: You can also just float an orchid in a shallow bowl.

Secure the wire by anchoring it to a glass rock (above). You can also just let the orchid float free.

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