Question QUESTION: i have a sarracenia fiona and now its growing a flower. can you please tell me what to do for the flower so the seeds inside it can grow new plants? because last year i kept it as itself and seeds were a fail.
thank you :)
ANSWER: Hi Yousef,
In order to get viable seeds, you have to have at least two different flowers to cross-pollinate. If you only have one flower, the only thing to do is enjoy the beautiful flower. The stamens produce pollen at a different time that the stigma is receptive in Sarracenia, and they don't self-pollinate well at all. Here's some more detailed information: http://www.carnivorousplants.org/howto/Propagation/SarraceniaSeed.php
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