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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Something I didnt plant

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tamlamb
Plymouth, PA
(Zone 5b)

July 29, 2002
1:22 PM

Post #37723

I found this in my Brug container this morning. Is this a flower and if so what is it?
thanks
tammy

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Baa

July 29, 2002
1:30 PM

Post #314103

http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=lang_en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=portulaca+grandiflora&btnG=Google+Search

Portulaca grandiflora
tamlamb
Plymouth, PA
(Zone 5b)

July 29, 2002
1:34 PM

Post #314106

Thanks Baa,

Can you tell me how to collect seeds from it. I really love the color of it and wanna have some next year.
thanks
tammy
Baa

July 29, 2002
2:14 PM

Post #314140

The seedlings will show a number of colours. Pick the seed pod when it's brown and remove the small seeds. Sow next spring in pots at 55-65F on the top of the compost and they will spring up like cress.
fairyhunter
Brooksville, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 29, 2002
5:53 PM

Post #314268

I can give you seeds now if your interested. They are really pretty. Yellow, reds, oranges, fushia and pinks.
tamlamb
Plymouth, PA
(Zone 5b)

July 29, 2002
7:44 PM

Post #314334

Fairyhunter I am sending you an email.
tamlamb

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