The Rose of Jericho belongs to a category of plants of the desert, known as the resurrection plants, which by their nature are closed like a clam when they are deprived of water and open and rinverdiscono when dissetate.
You will enjoy the ‘opening of this amazing plant whenever you want. This bulb, apparently lifeless, will amaze disclosing fully their branches acquiring a velvety green. The Rose of Jericho, native to the Holy Land, has arrived in Europe, brought by the Crusaders and pilgrims, accompanied by several legends fascinating. The most popular has it that the Virgin Mary on the road to Nazareth quenched his thirst with the water contained in the heart of the Rose of Jericho and, grateful to the plant, made her immortal. In Europe it is believed that the plant harbors happiness and blessing. Several witnesses claim that, in the area where the Rose of Jericho lives, Bedouin women drink its water to relieve pain and shorten the healing process, make the bathroom where it opens a flower and use its water to make compresses because it thinks that this plant has healing effects.
Experience the magic of the Rose of Jericho observing the incredible force of nature, looking to relive whenever you wish and do not forget, to make it open in your day more meaningful.
Give it a 1 cm of water, preferably warm (25 ° / 30 °) and the twigs and leaves, at first dry, will live again in short, turn into green. The water temperature will determine the intensity and shades of green. For the first opening is ideal moisten with a spray from above.
It is necessary to respect the cycle of the plant not leaving it in water for more than 3 or 4 consecutive days, checking that the water is sufficient to spray it the roots to favor the complete development. Leave to dry the Rosa not adding more water; it will dry completely, winding back on itself, returning to its quiescent state. Wait at least another 15-20 days before putting water on the saucer. The rose can be held dehydrated even for a long period; its adaptation to extreme survival in arid environments, in fact, allows to live private land and water for months.
Give the Rose of Jericho loved ones during special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, confirmations, graduations, weddings and special occasions, it will be an omen of good fortune and happiness!