This is an automatic version of the popular Torch To Rose effect, making the workings easier, and enabling you to perform an additional animation effect.
In the blink of an eye, a flaming torch becomes a beautiful rose. The magician then makes the rose rise while the steam is held between the fingertips.
The use of fire is a popular staple of stage and close-up magic. It adds excitement, drama, and highly visual aspect to the magic performance. Fire has been an excellent tool for misdirection.