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Why Do Flowers Wilt?

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Flowers eventually wilt when they lose their source of nutrients from soil or water. Placing cut flowers near a heat source such as a television, or constricting them by wrapping them too tightly, will also cause trauma and quicker wilting.

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Suzie Faloon is a freelance writer who has written ad copy and online content for Demand Studios and Associated Content. As a professional crafter and floral designer, Faloon owned a florist business for nearly 25 years. She completed the Institute of Chilldren's Literature course in 1988.

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