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Saving seeds from cut flowers?

Posted by jessay3 SE Georgia (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 2, 06 at 9:50

My mother gave me a beautiful flower arrangement last week. I'm not sure on the type of flowers they are, to me it looks like an iris. As I was about to throw them a way this morning I noticed that under the spent flower bud was a what I assume is a seed pod.
Are these really seeds?
If so, can I save these and grow them?


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RE: Saving seeds from cut flowers?

the flower needs to stay on the plant till it fads and the seeds swell and are reddy to fall off. sorry I don't think they will grow.

RE: Saving seeds from cut flowers?

Alas, what is left is probably just a seed capsule or pod starting to form, but it will never mature, since it would require the nutrients that only the whole parent plant can give it to form the seeds successfully.

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