I swish mine in water, with washing up liquid added, then leave them on a towel to dry. I quite often spray them with some room spray or light perfume.
I make up some soapy dish water with a touch of oxy clean in in and swish my flowers around in it. I then rinse them and shake as much water out as possible. allow to dry upside down overnight in the dish drainer and then replace in vase or container.
I do not buy anything other then cheap furniture polish. Spray 'it' on my silk flowers and walk away, folks compliment how nice my silk plants and flowers look. I got the idea from these folks (thrifty fun) some time ago and it works!
Steam may remove the wrinkles from the fabric of artificial flowers. This is a page about removing wrinkles from faux flowers.
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How do I clean artificial flowers?
How do you clean artificial flowers?
Some artificial flowers are washable. Dip the flowers, one at a time, in a solution of two tablespoons of sudsy ammonia and one quart of water, rinse well and drain on towels.
Artificial flowers and greenery can be easily cleaned by throwing them into a paper bag partially filled with coarse salt and/or cornmeal. Just shake. By Robin