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The reproductive organs of most garden plants.

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Does my rose flower have another flower bud in it?

Title says it all... what's going on with my rose flower?
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Geranium petals are drying out

My geranium petals are drying out. They are sitting in a jute lined crate, plenty of drainage (which I need because it rains on and off in this city a lot). However, I test the soul every few days and ...
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How do orchids not fall over in the wild?

I have an orchid that had budded and flowered but the flowers are so heavy that the flower weighed down the stem and broke it. In the wild why does this not happen?
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What is this tree? Southern Missouri in mid April

I was told we have flowering pink dogwoods, but these flowers only have reddish/pinkish tips and are yellowish whitish. The tree bloomed much later than the other local white dogwoods did, and these ...
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Identify tree with large pink flowers

Blooming in early spring in the US Northwest.
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How to propagate pelargonium?

This is probably a dup but SO isn't pointing me to a suitable one right now. I own an overgrown pelargonium. It being huge is not a problem; it being smaller wouldn't be either. When I was ...
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chrysanthemum plant looks dull and almost dying

I am living in Germany and now the temperature is between 3 to 12 degree celsius these days. Rarely at night it goes to 0 or -1. I have 2 chrysanthemum plants in my balcony pot out of which one is ...
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Herb identification

I received a dried herb from amazon that I didn't order. I have many packages at the moment so my boyfriend opened and trew the packaging thinking is just another one that came. I cannot send it back ...
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What flowering plants will do well in Southern California outside in pots all year round?

I live in Pasadena, CA, which is USDA hardiness zone 10a, I believe. I'd like to add some color to my outdoor space via flowering plants in pots. I'm looking for flowers with vibrant colors that will ...
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Odd pumpkin flower

This is something we have never seen. My neighbour has a pumpkin plant which recently started flowering. They were all male flowers till now. But those flowers were all green, not normal yellow ...
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What is this plant with purple flowers growing next door?

Does anyone know what this plant is? It seems to be growing wildly without any help next to our building in Malmö, Sweden Also, if you can identify it, any idea if I can propagate it and how?
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Mixtures of seeds of flowers for a roof

From one side of our apartment we have a view on a roof of a shop in the same building. The view is not very enticing, as you may see from the photos. As there are some plants growing here and there, ...
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What are these white things on my Salvia

Today while looking at my Salvia bush, I found it covered in these white round things. What are they? Their shape and size isn't regular, ranging from a couple mm to a cm in diameter and generally ...
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UK garden flower identification

I planted a random collection of old unlabeled seeds. Most of what sprouted i recognised but what is this plant? The flower is about an inch across. The leaves and stems are very delicate. It also ...
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Plant with circle leaves and multiple bubs

I am wondering what kind of plant this is. It resembles somewhat of a fox tail but I have not found out what type of plant this is. It showed up in one of my flower plots and I have been letting it ...
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Suggestion for plants in pot on window where there are lots of sunshines

I am in New Zealand, even it is winter but in my place, the window has always been shined by the sunshine and it is really hot. I am wondering if there is any plant in a pot (having flower) that I can ...
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What flowers can attract hummingbird?

My neighbor has a tall trumpet vine, and many hummingbirds live around this plant. I wonder if I could plant some shade flowers also feed hummingbirds. Could you recommend some shade flowers that go ...
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I need help with plant identification

This plant has fuzzy, oblong leaves with a center fold. The flowers are about 2 inches long, white, tubular with petals on the ends and are on tall reddish stems. The plant blooms in summer and was ...
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What is this shrub that is 7ft tall?

I have a shrub that came with this house, and it is about 7ft tall and 3ft wide. It grows white flowers at the summers-fall, and is drought-tolerant. It grows in North Carolina, United States. It has ...
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What is this tiny blue flower in my garden?

I don't remember what seeds I have planted there but I notice a blue flower growing out and I don't know what the plant name is. The plant is small and so is the flower. This plant grows in North ...
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What is the name of the green plant with long thick leaves?

Name of this plant that has long thick green leaves and small bell white flower growing from it.
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What plant/flower is this?

This plant has been growing in my friend's garden. What plant/flower is it?
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What is this exquisite looking shrub?

Found on Bainbridge island in pacific northwest. It’s about 5-7 ft / 1.5-2.1 meters tall and equally wide.
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What is this shrub like plant?

Found this on whidbey island in puget sound in Washington, USA. It seems to grow well in rainy coastal climates. About 3-4 ft/0.9-1.2 meters tall and same wide.
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Is this some kind of Rhododendron?

Location: western Massachusetts Beautiful flowers around this time of year (May). (large) A close-up before flowering. (large)
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Recommendations for inter-planting with buddleia

I'm about to buy and plant out some buddleia bushes (link if you're curious about type) Are there any sensible options for either interplanting with buddleia, or planting in front/around the buddleia, ...
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My marigolds wilted due to frost. Can I revive them?

I live Edmonton, Alberta,Canada. I bought marigolds recently and planted them outside in the lawn, in weekend when the temperature was 20-23 degrees Celsius. Suddenly during the week the temperatures ...
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How to sow flowers in a gravel strip?

We have a gravel strip close which I would love to make more colorful. It is located in a place with morning sun, close to a wall of a house. Also there is not much soil in between the stones, but ...
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What is this small plant with broad leaves and 5 petal purple flowers?

In Chicago. The flower and leaves look different from periwinkle. Also the color seems to be a deeper purple. It spreads quickly and the plants only grow up to a few inches high. It blooms in April. ...
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Healthy blueberry plant dropping flowers

My blueberry plant (pink lemonade) has been dropping flowers a week after I hand pollinated them. I only have one plant. Can anyone tell me why? It looks pretty healthy so I’m not sure what’s going on....
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Blueberry flowers turning black after pollination

As you can see in the picture the stem? parts of the flower is turning black after the flower dried up and fell off. They are also fall of easily when I touch them. My blueberry flowers are being ...
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What garden plants will help in waterlogged garden

I have a small square garden space 4x4 meters, where I just took of pavement slabs and stones to reveal a mixture of aggregate, pebbles and clay under a 20-25 cm of soil, not the best grade, though. I ...
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Poison warnings for Lupinus perennis and Consolida ambigua seeds

I was shopping for seeds online and saw a flower seed mix which looked appealing: Butterfly and Hummingbird Mix. It has a poison warning which gave me pause. I'm not much of a gardener so I don't know ...
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Chili flowers wilting few days after opening

I have 20-odd chili plants (capsicum frutescens) indoors. Planted seeds last year around June. I think initially the plants were struggling with humidity, so I started spraying water in the air daily (...
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Flower identification?

Can someone identify this plant? Also, how does one propagate this plant to a pot? Ive noticed that this flower grows from the trunk? This flower also grows in Florida.
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Plant/flower identification?

Can someone identify this plant? Also, how does one propagate this plant to a pot? This plant grows in Florida.
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Need help determining all possible locations for growing plants

I am creating a social media website for gardeners. One of the features is that gardeners can create their own garden journals. A user can indicate in the garden journal where he or she is growing the ...
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Is this rose plant growing from seed?

I have a climbing rose next to this and I popped a bunch of seeds around the area. Is this some weed (blackberry) or rose? It doesn’t look too happy, does it? Maybe lack of water?
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Marigold leaves drying up

I have potted two marigolds in one seven inch pot. Both plants are having their leaved dried up. I Water them daily. Weather in my area min: 10 °C/65 °F, max: 25 °C/77 °F. Can someone please help me ...
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What plant is this flowering shrub in winter?

I thought plants go dormant in winter and don’t flower. Was happy to see this beautiful shrub or tree. Zone 8 in pacific NW.
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What plant can this be?

This plant is flowering now in winter season, I don't know whether it will bloom in the summers. This is the flower. This is its bud. This is the plant itself. Local vendor said it is Aster, but I ...
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Why are the flower buds in my pepper plant wilting and falling off prematurely?

I'm growing long Indian pepper variety. I have taking good care of my pepper plant by regularly fertilizing them every 30 days using npk 20:20:20 and applying liquid seaweed every 15 days with the ...
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Chinese Evergreen Bloom black dots

Do you know what is causing the black dots in this bloom? Some concerns - could it be infestation or mold? Is there something (that isn't this plant!) incubating-growing inside? Since bringing this ...
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Is a Monios-L T5 LED Grow Light good for all life stages of flowers?

There is an overwhelming amount of lights to choose from for optimal plant growth. I have purchased a Monios-L T5 LED Grow Light but am uncertain if it is suitable for seedlings. I am currently trying ...
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What is this flower

Blooms July-September in eastern Europe. Height up to 2.5m (8 feet), though this one is like 1 m only. Looks like something from Heliopsis genus but not sure.
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Succulent with green/red leaves, small and multiple pink flowers, identification

I've already asked here but the none of the answer were correct and the picture I uploaded was without the flowers. It likes partial sun/bright shade. Does anyone know what succulent is this?
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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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Anyone know what plant this is? (pink flowers, stalks)

This plant is growing in my flowerbeds out front of my house. I haven't been at the house as it's a second home, but I'm not sure what this is. Honestly, I don't even know if it's really a plant/...
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My Marie gold plant is drying up

I brought a Marie gold plant and I kept it in sunlight ,I water it twice a day ... But it seem that leaves and buds are drying up .. I even cut a dry leaves a week before ...but still it continues ...
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Identification Can anyone advise on care of this plant?

Just purchased this perennial, but it did not have any information with it. My plant identifier states it is Carpet Bee Balm, but because of the red leaves I am unsure. Anyone any other ideas?
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