Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden

Hollow Stems

For hollow stemmed flowers, like delphiniums, lupines, and amaryllis, insert a thin stick or wire in the stems with water and cover with a cotton ball at the base bound by a rubber band.

Shown here: delphinium (Delphinium King Arthur Group)

For more gardening tips, visit The New York Botanical Garden.

--Sonia Uyterhoeven, garden expert, The New York Botanical Garden


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