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True blue?

  • True blue?
  • True blue?

Bought the wife some flowers, blue dyed Lilies from Aldi, how do they do that?

Comments (7)

  1. Grower

    Good Earth Gardens

    I wonder if it's the same as when you put carnations in a vase of food colouring mixed with water? I remember doing that at primary school...Oscar Wilde probably did that to dye his famed green carnation.

  2. Grower

    Rachel the Gardener

    Probably... you can change the colour of many light-coloured flowers by adding food colouring, or for that matter, any dye that you can mix into the water: I mean, let's face it, the flower's days are numbered anyway, so it does not necessarily have to be food dye!

    Why not have a go yourself? Cut a selection of pale coloured flowers from the garden, and add some food colouring to the water. Take photos, and let us know how it goes!!

    Usually I cringe when I see things like this - those spray-painted heathers in B&Q just set my teeth on edge - but I have to say, these look rather lovely!

  3. Grower

    Jim Edwards

    Thank you girls how interesting I will research and theyre ooh so fragrant

  4. Grower

    Rachel the Gardener

    "girls", ooh, I like that (slaps Jim playfully in style of Dick Emery)

  5. Grower

    Jim Edwards

    I know but I like it!

  6. Grower


    Hi Jim, I searched the internet and i foud this:
    I think this will intrest you

    P.S. I'm new here and my eanglish is not too good. Sory for this and please be forbeading ;)

  7. Grower

    Jim Edwards

    Thanks Paul, flowers have really opened now to a paler shade, this works well with lilies

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