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By NES_Frogman
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I’ve noticed a few flower stalks forming over the last few days. Do they usually flower in the spring? How long do I have to see flowers open? Send new to this sort of thing, any tips are appreciated!
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By Cross
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The stalks get pretty tall. Mine flowered a little early last year. I think there's a bit until they flower. But they're going to be nice. Could I ask in advance what you're going to do with the seeds? I lost my Frazier to frost last year.

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By Shadowtski
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NES_Frogman wrote: Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:39 pm I’ve noticed a few flower stalks forming over the last few days. Do they usually flower in the spring? How long do I have to see flowers open? Send new to this sort of thing, any tips are appreciated!
Flowers usually appear this time of year on many Drosera species.
One flower will open each day for a very short period of time.
If you blink, you'll miss it.
Your spatulata flowers should self-pollinate and produce seed on their own.
The seed pods will swell, turn Brown, and crack open.
I harvest them as soon as I see the pods start to crack.
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By NES_Frogman
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Cross wrote: Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:47 pm The stalks get pretty tall. Mine flowered a little early last year. I think there's a bit until they flower. But they're going to be nice. Could I ask in advance what you're going to do with the seeds? I lost my Frazier to frost last year.

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If I’m successful in collecting I could send some to you.
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By Cross
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NES_Frogman wrote:
Cross wrote: Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:47 pm The stalks get pretty tall. Mine flowered a little early last year. I think there's a bit until they flower. But they're going to be nice. Could I ask in advance what you're going to do with the seeds? I lost my Frazier to frost last year.

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If I’m successful in collecting I could send some to you.
I would really appreciate it. I usually will cut the flower off into an envelope or the stalk if they all go fast enough. Shadowtski would definitely explain better about harvesting.

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