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Purple Iris

This is a discussion on Purple Iris within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I hope someone reads this and can tell me, this Iris plant has four seed ...

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    Question Question about Iris seed pods

    I hope someone reads this and can tell me, this Iris plant has four seed pods growing, can I cut them off and let them dry in the house or do they have to remain on the plant to develop the seeds properly?? Since I have so many pods I will be willing to send seeds through the mail. Anyone interested in seeds when they are mature, let me know and I'll send you five or ten in a regular size envelope. They were stunning and I'm tickled to get the chance to share with my 'chid buddies.

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    Connie I think that they have to mature on the plant but catch them before they split.
    Oh and Yes I would love to have some seeds although I am not sure that they will grow this far south.
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    Hi Connie

    I just thought of something, you can loosely tie a small bag around the seed pod, so that if it does mature and then split, the seeds are caught in the bag. I think people use all sorts of things like yoghurt pots to catch seeds in.

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    Thanx! The top two pods are just huge and turning brown....it's almost time. Now for a bag....hmm.

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    You could use gauze too.
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    Use something that breaths so the seeds won't mildew. Gauze is good, cheese cloth, piece of nylon stocking, coffee filter...

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