Multicolored Roses: All You Need To Know Rosaholics

How Are Multicolored Roses Grown?

Multi-colored roses are trendy today. It is not a bouquet of different colors, but one rose that looks like a rainbow. Each rose petal has its color and shade. Such a flower is mesmerizing because it shimmers with all the rainbow colors and somewhat resembles not a living plant but an explosion of fireworks. It got its name thanks to its unique property. A bouquet of these flowers can improve the mood of any person.

Flowers are very popular with consumers, despite the very high price, and are used by florists to create unique compositions, decorate special events, birthdays, anniversaries. If you want to do something nice for your beloved woman, but you can't figure out how to give her such an unusual bouquet, you will surely make a strong impression.

How did rainbow roses come about?

Multi-colored roses owe their appearance to the Dutch florist Peter van der Werken. Peter obtained the original color scheme during experiments with unique dye pigments. The dyeing technology is based on the well-known fact that flowers drink water, and with the help of their system of vessels, they carry it from the stem to the petals. If you cut the stem’s tip into several equal parts and then immerse each in a test tube with a dye of a certain color, you can get an incredible flower with petals of all possible shades. The lifespan of rainbow roses is 3-5 days at average room temperature.

Of course, due to the laboriousness of the staining process, such roses are not cheap. But every woman will be delighted with such a bouquet. Rainbow roses are a great gift that will delight and be remembered for a long time. Due to such roses’ rarity, it is difficult to find them, but you can use roses online ordering, and the best florists will put together a harmonious bouquet for you. Moreover, you can present a bouquet to a person while he or she is in another city thanks to delivery. If you need a bouquet for a specific day or time, the courier will be able to bring it to the address, and you will not have to go to the store and wait for the florist to arrange your bouquet.

Is it a myth or reality to create multicolor roses at home?

how to create multicolor roses at home

It is quite possible to create rainbow roses with your own hands despite the task’s seeming complexity. This means that when the stem is immersed in colored water, the colored liquid will rise to the bud. The water will evaporate from their surface, and the paint will remain after the dye penetrates the petals. You can make a rainbow rose in just one day using food colors. You should take white flowers; the buds of other shades simply do not lend themselves to coloring in the desired colors to create a petals’ rainbow shade.

How to make multi-colored roses?

  • Take a few glasses and dissolve the paint in them to get a rose with petals of different rainbow hues.
  • Holding the flower under a stream of warm water, cut off the stem’s small end at an angle. Gently split it with a knife into four pieces of equal thickness.
  • The length of the split ends depends on the height of the glasses. For convenience and protection of fragile parts of the stem, place straw over each split end. Cut the tube lengthwise in advance.
  • Dip each of the stem sections in separate glasses of paint. Place all containers of water as tightly as possible to each other. Secure the rose in such a way that its split stalk stays firmly in the glasses.
  • Move the roses to a cool, dark place to avoid direct sunlight. The complete staining process will take 24 to 72 hours. Within a day, you can see amazing changes in the color of the petals.

What flowers are combined with roses in a bouquet?

Rose is one of the most beautiful flowers, which royal grace and delicate, tender aroma delight others and are an adornment of any holiday. But not everyone knows how a rose will combine with other plants and what roses are best to choose for a certain event.

What flowers does a rose go well with?

The rose is believed to be a versatile and classic flower that complements any bouquet flawlessly. However, there is a rule that flowers should be in harmony with each other in the shade so that the composition looks whole.

The most advantageous in the bouquet are lilacs, orchids, peonies, hydrangeas, lilies, and lavender.

Surprisingly, roses look good even with wildflowers, and you can complement the bouquet with fresh herbs.

In any case, rainbow roses should be combined with flowers that are most suitable in the shade of your bouquet.

What flowers are best not to include in a bouquet?

Depending on the purpose for which you buy roses, the list of colors changes with which you can combine roses. Florists use almost all types of flowers to decorate the premises. But if you want to give a bouquet that will stand in a vase for a long time, then remember that not every plant can coexist with a rose.

Take care that the bouquet does not contain carnations, daffodils, and lilies of the valley. They release special substances into the water, due to which the rose will quickly wither.

How to choose the right colors for flowers?

how to choose colors for flowers

Try not to get too sharp the contrast between the color shades when composing multi-colored bouquets.

About 60% of the bouquet volume should be the darkest color, about 30% in between, and the remaining 10% the lightest. With this approach, the bouquet will look stunning; different colors skillfully complement each other. Keep these proportions in mind when adding additional decorations from other flowers and plants to rainbow roses.

If you want to add wildflowers to your bouquet, try to use as many color shades as possible. 

Using these rules, anyone can collect a good bouquet. Nevertheless, it is better to entrust the work of drawing up bouquets to professionals who know all the rules of floristry to the subtleties.


Very often, trying to surprise a loved one and picking up flowers, you want to give an unusual bouquet. The flower market allows everyone to choose the plants they like today. Recently, rainbow roses have been trendy. These roses can be given for any holiday, and they will definitely cheer up.

 

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