Background


in the early twentieth century in Germany were withdrawn violet roses, the color was far from the intense blue to the same blooming, they are very reluctant and rare, so that the popularity of these flowers are not earned.After years of fruitless attempts to bring the best florist blue roses, they have become a symbol of an impossible dream, becoming synonymous with impossibility.

Flower Market waiting for the appearance of blue roses for a long time, so some manufacturers have decided to deal with this problem mechanically and began to paint the white roses in blue.

By the end of the twentieth century, an opportunity to examine the flowers and plants at the genetic level, it is possible to determine the cause of failures in the breeding of blue roses.Studies have found that absolutely all kinds of roses
no pigment delphinidin, which is responsible for the blue color.

work on allocation of blue gene from pansies began in 1990, fourteen years for researchers to correctly implement it in the genes of roses.The first blue rose named Suntory Blue Rose Applause in honor of the Japanese company, which sponsored the research and development.Since 2008, these roses came onto the market after the approval of the Committee on Environmental Protection.

How to paint your own rose flower blue?


Since bred blue roses is not easy to find in a small flower shop, and they cost quite expensive, you can use a simple method, which is still used by many manufacturers in the mid-twentieth century.This method is very simple, takes about twelve hours to days.

You will need a white rose and black.With roses, it is desirable to remove all the leaves beforehand, otherwise they too posineyut, besides slow bud staining.In a small pot, pour about half a cup of pure water at room temperature, add to the ink.Stir the resulting solution, it should be about darker tone desired color roses.Cut the stem diagonally centimeter that water is absorbed better.Set in a rose colored water for twelve or fifteen hours.The stem should be immersed for about three centimeters.Regularly check how the process of staining, because it does not absorb too much paint.When the flower will turn, place it in a bowl of plain water.