Seeding and Propagation/Canna seeds


Will the seeds be the same color as the mother plant I took a few and nicked them they soaking in water I would love to have some other colors

Hi Teresa,
Thanx for your question.  The seeds will produce plants like the parent plants if they are not hybrids.  Hybrid seeds can result in all kinds of throw-backs and plants of lesser quality.  Sometimes, you might even get a superior result.  It's hard to say.  The key is whether the mother plant is a hybrid.  If she is, then the offspring will have many differences and some will be similar.  I hope this helps.

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Tom Alonzo


I have been growing plants from seeds for at least 20 years. I have grown literally hundreds of different kinds of vegetables, trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, tropicals, some cacti, water plants, iris, rose, lilies, cannas, etc. I enjoy starting from seed.


I've been growing my own seeds for 20 years with indoor propagation equipment I built myself. I am also an Allexperts volunteer on the perennial forum. I have completed the Master Gardener course through the Kansas State University Extension. I have experience with a wide variety of seeds and I have also read through Norm Deno's books on seed germination.

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