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When a plant produces flowers

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Why are my daisy flowers dying? :((

Ive got Osteospermum (African Daisy), however I cant figure out why the flowers are getting their petals chopped and are mostly dying, The plant seems healthy and I cant see any insects or bugs around....
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Plant or flower growing in pot

Northern Indiana growing in pot. Anyone know what type of plant or flower this might be? Approximately 2’ tall so far [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/iLDnG.jpg![enter image description here](https://i....
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What is this bean-shaped thing growing on my aloe?

I have a miniature aloe and while it's been normal for it to flower once or twice a year, this time something new appeared on the stalk: B is what grows normally, A is this weird bean-shaped thing ...
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What is this unusual flowering vine?

What is this vine? It's located in Atlanta, GA. It has been flowering for the past several months. The photos were taken in late August, 2020. The flowers on this vine seem to be particularly ...
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Can someone please tell me the name of this flower??It has sometimes two layers of petals

Its a yellow flower with spiky leaves...Would like to know its name..Some little bigger ones have two layers of petals.
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Comparing flowering duration for Cherries, Cherry Blossom, Other Stone Fruit, Apples

Are there any rules of thumb for how long various fruit trees flower for? Of specific interest - do Cherry Blossom trees have blossoms for significantly longer then regular cherry trees ? Similarly, ...
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Chrysanthemum blooms partially deformed and colors faded

I bought a potted Chrysanthemum from the local nursery over a month ago while the plant is still budding. Haven't repotted it since day 1. It bloomed very well couple weeks after I bought it and ...
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Identify plant with narrow straplike leaves and red flower

We have been having this green narrow leaved plant for years. It flowers occasionally as in the image. Some say it is from the family of bromeliads but its structure looks so different.
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Need help identifying this flower (male/female) on a Big Max pumpkin; also, why is it growing flowers already?

I have two Big Max pumpkins I planted around June 20th. High temps since then have been in the high 90's. I fertilize weekly. The plants are still kind of small (one is about 2 ft. x 2 ft. and the ...
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Why my hydrangeas not blooming fully?

Here is the photo of my hydrangea It looks very uneven. Last year I remember it was all white. Now each flower, there seems to be a dead center, not blooming. I live in Pacific Northwest and there ...
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Citrus: should old flower stalks be removed?

A kumquat was bought last winter and then had its fruits removed. This summer it’s not flowering. I’m wondering what it supposed to happen to the old flower stalks? Should I remove them (because they ...
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Hollyhock deteriorating immediately after blooming

I live in Denver, CO and last year I planted 2 Hollyhock plants in my backyard. The plants were about 1 foot tall when I put them in the ground and they are in a spot where they get full sun/plenty ...
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Flowering plant identification and why might flowers not open?

Are there common/well-known (and hopefully curable) reasons why a plant's flowers would fail to open? The plant in the pictures below has remained in the same earthenware pot - about 45cm at the top, ...
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Identify this garden plant

I bought this 3 weeks ago in the final closure sale of a nearby garden center. As the business is now gone I can't go back to ask for details. All I know about this plant is that supposedly it likes ...
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Anthuruim leaves have white spots

I'm very new to gardening and just bought an anthuruim from a nursery. However, when I looked closely at the leaves, I found that it has some white spots. I'm really worried if I bought an infected ...
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Zucchini flowers not opening up any longer

Why are my zuchini female flowers staying closed all day and night?
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How quickly will astrantia seedlings grow and flower (and will they grow more quickly outside)?

I collected and sowed fresh astrantia (masterwort) seeds from my garden late last summer, and left them out overwinter to stratify. I have had a number of the seeds germinate and now have a nice ...
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Apple tree only flowering on one side

I have a peculiar problem with an apple tree in my backyard. As you might be able to tell from the picture below, it's only flowering on one side. That's not too weird if it weren't for the fact that ...
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Why are my Golden Empire Bidens dying?

3 weeks ago I began my first attempt at keeping plants on my balcony. I chose Lavender, Fuchsia, Margot Robert's and Golden Empire Bidens. All seem to be do well enough with the exception of the GEB. ...
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How do you make a Kalanchoe blossfeldiana bloom?

This plant was beautiful and full of flowers. They all withered away. Now the buds just don't want to open. I read somewhere that Kalanchoe at home needs to be bloomed by doing some tricks like ...
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What flowering plants bloom between mid January and mid February on Honshu, Japan?

I love Japan its for nature, plants (like Nemophila that bloom in spring at Hitachi Seaside Park) and luxury fruits. I would like to know what flowering plants I could expect to bloom between the ...
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Does removing the pistil from an Amaryllis flower extend the life of the bloom?

I have several Amaryllis bulbs starting to bloom. Will removing the pistil extend the life of the bloom?
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Do plumeria with inflo need fertilizer to actually bloom?

My plumeria appears to have an inflo! It grew from a cutting that I planted about a year ago. It’s got quite a few large leaves and I planted it in fox farms organic soil. I’m wondering if I need to ...
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Dots on lemon tree leaves

The leaves on my lemon tree have these small yellow and brown dots. I assumed these are some kind of pests or insects and have therefore been spraying them with neem oil every 8 - 10 days. I even ...
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Revert lettuce to vegetative phase by cutting it down

I have read several article stating that it is possible to revert a bolted leafy lettuce to vegetative growth by cutting it down to 1 centimeter. Is that right?
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How to make Grow Light with LED?

I made a LED setup with blue and red LED that is supposed to help me with indoor planting. I used total 4 LEDs (2 Red and 2 Blue) for one pot of Portolaca flowers. But I think it is not simulating the ...
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Is this Orchid dying?

I've had these orchid for about a month and it was doing really well but now it looks like its dying.What type of orchid is this? How do I make it bloom again?
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Venus flytrap pollination

I've just found out that my Venus flytraps (dionaea muscipula) is going growing several flowers this year. I was wondering if it's worth trying to cross-pollinate them. In that case: how? when? It ...
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Is there a climbing flowering vine that is both deer resistant and not favored by bees?

We are building a 'sitting area' with a bench and a few chairs, and I would like to setup a trellis (47" high x 60" wide) with some sort of perennial climbing flowering vine behind the bench. This is ...
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Twin corms formed by gladious plant

My gladiolus plant formed twin corms. The plant flowered once and then died but has created two large healthy corms. Why did this happens and will the corms produce new healthy plants?
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Is overhead watering bad for all flowering plants?

What about ground covers that flower (e.g. dianthus)? I understand that a little bit of an overhead shower is needed now and then but ground covers are just too low and wide spread to be watered from ...
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Why did my hibiscus flower size reduce?

My hibiscus plant used to give really big and yellow (dark pinkish almost magenta shade in centre) flowers but after a month the leaves began to curl inwards and the buds started to fall off before ...
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What flowering tree is this and how can I grow it?

What flowering tree is this and can I grow it from the seedpods and what exact steps should I take to do so? Should I take the green or dry brown pods?
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Will Bradford pear suckers produce flowers?

A 21 year old Bradford pear split and was cut back to ground level. After a couple of years there are at least 20 suckers that are 4 foot high making a thick hedge. Will they keep getting taller or ...
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can anyone help identify this?

Hi, I grew this beauty from a black pod like seed that drifts often onto our Beach here in Mayaro, trinidad. The leaves grew slowly, and the pod size ranges, but could be as big as an adult fist, or ...
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How to identify emergent Eau de cologne mint flowering stem?

How to identify an emerging flowering stem and prune it before it bolts? I am new to growing, I had seen pictures of already flowered mints. I googled and read and decided perhaps it is a good ...
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Plant ID Needed - making my dog sick!

Does anyone know what kind of plant this is in the photos? My dog keeps eating the leaves, and it makes him sick.
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Liriope muscari - why no flowers?

I live in west Essex, England. Several years ago I planted a group of three Liriope muscari in partial shade in very heavy clay soil. They flowered the first year, but have not done so since and haven'...
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Various Questions About Fairy Castle Cactus

I have a few questions about my Fairy Castle Cactus. It’s barely grown since I bought it, in contrast to my other plants. I’ve read conflicting info about the amount of light it likes. I’m using the ...
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Is this an annual?

What kind of flower is this? I had many die but not sure if it a perrianial or an annual.
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Fuchsia buds are dropping

My Fuchsia is indoor, it's a small plant and looks quite healthy with so many buds. However, I for last 2-3 days the buds are dropping if I am touching the plant. Watering conditions: Plenty of ...
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Can I plant Forget-me-not indoor in June-Junly?

I am very new to gardening. I am planning to start some Forget-me-not seeds. Can anyone guide me for... What is the suitable time for starting seeds of this plant? If I plant them now (June-July), ...
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Plumbago auriculata without flowers

enter image description hereMy Plumbago auriculata has not bloomed this year. I pruned it, in February like I do every year, I not modified the watering or fertilization but .... no flowers. What can ...
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How many/how much (by weight) orange blossoms do you get from an orange tree?

An average is fine, and ideally specific to the bitter orange tree. I'm trying to understand the economics of cultivating for Neroli oil.
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Should I trim off flower buds on basil?

I have several herbs in a hydrocultural system. I have recently noticed several budding flowers on some of my basil plants. Since my goal is to maximize leaf yield, should I trim them off to conserve ...
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Can you identify this shrub which I have named “The Redemption Bush?”

This bush is in North-central Virginia on a farm. Most of each year when I lived there it would block the view of our pastures, interfere with mowing, and just look like a green mass. Every year, ...
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What triggers flowering for an overwintered chile pepper?

I have a bhut jolokia that is now going on 7 years old. Each year, I put it outside after last frost. 2-3 months later, I am able to harvest ripe peppers. At the end of the season, I bring it back ...
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Why would Comice pear tree stop flowering?

I bought two bare root pear trees six years ago, a Comice and a Bartlett. I bought the Bartlett primarily to serve as a pollinator for the Comice. I grew them in containers for the first year (I ...
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Can anyone tell me what is this plant with white trumpet flowers?

Not sure what this beautiful flower located in Arizona is. Can anyone help?