profligate seed-droppers

Jane McGary
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 11:29:02 PDT
Freesia laxa, formerly Anomatheca, seeds into pots in a greenhouse and 
also self-sows in the garden. The seeds are easily harvested, so it's 
ubiquitous in seed exchange lists.

Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon, USA

On 10/31/2019 10:36 AM, Diane wrote:
> Which species do you grow that seed themselves into nearby pots?
> I was so pleased to see the first flower stalk emerging on Onixotis stricta, (now changed to Wurmbea) from Silverhill seeds sown in 2009.  It has now developed enough that I can see the bumps of flowerbuds.  Oh, oh. Very familiar looking, and when it opens, it is going to reveal itself as Nerine undulatus.
> And the healthy plants in my pots of Gladiolus arcuatus and G. maculatus are the same nerine.  I do like the nerine, but I need to pay attention to where its tall stems bend over and drop seeds.
> Diane Whitehead
> Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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