I let the petals turn brown and fall off, and the center of the flower went from green to dry brown. I pulled it apart and found these. Are these seeds?
Are these Mum seeds?
Please can someone tell me if these are seeds or not?
I've never heard of saving mum seeds, but what do I know. I always get my starts in the spring from last years plants that have wintered over in the ground.
Not that I have ever collected chrysanthemum seeds (though I collect a lot of other seeds)... I don't see any actual seeds there, just bits of flower chaff.
If your chrysanthemums are extremely double, they may not be capable of producing seeds (no normally-functioning reproductive structures left).
Your chrysanthemums are undoubtedly not of the following species, but just as a general guideline, here are seeds of some Chrysanthemum or related species:
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