Tips for making Freesia last (you’ll be as surprised as we were)
The only problem is that the first bloom on the stem tends to wither and die, and we have to pluck it off. Or that’s the way it was until recently when we learned a great secret about freesia that we’re going to pass on to you.
NEVER cut freesia. No matter what the end of the stem looks like, resist the urge to give it a fresh cut. Just place freesia in cold water without cutting it at all, and the blooms will open in sequence, they way you always hoped they would.