Beautiful mutation while flowering

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Beautiful mutation while flowering

by Niessie9 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:53 am

Last spring I decided to let the flowerstem grow and see what happens. I always cut it to promote grow of the leaves but I just wanted something different and maybe harvest some seeds!

It was growing well, as can be seen on the picture: (March 10th)
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After a month, it was clear there were not only flowers growing! (April 4th)
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Another month later (May 18th):
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And from another angle; you can clearly see the new leaves try to form their own rhizome
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Final result: (June 9th)
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In the end, I was able to snap off the new leaves after the flowers were dried out and the stem started to die off. I kept them alive for a while until they died from dehydration (....oops)

From the dried out flowers I harvested quite a lot of seeds. I have yet to sow them and see if they are any good!

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Re: Beautiful mutation while flowering

by DesertPat » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:52 pm

That is pretty cool. I may start letting more of my plants flower next year, see if one of them is a freak too.

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Re: Beautiful mutation while flowering

by mouthstofeed » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:51 pm

Will you plant it?

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Re: Beautiful mutation while flowering

by ilovedrosera » Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:36 am

Cool!

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Re: Beautiful mutation while flowering

by paulsflytrap » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:54 pm

that is AWESOME!
I love mutations :)
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