Iris Plants
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Green Pods on Irises

Zone 27107 | sweetsue8 added on June 6, 2014 | Answered

Is the green pod the seed? Should I just plant the pod or are there seeds inside? I want to try to grow some Iris from seeds. Thanks.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 8, 2014

Yes, the pods are seeds. Since iris grown from seeds often don't look like the parent, and also they take 2 or 3 seasons to bloom, home growers usually plant or propagate them from rhizome divisions. Growing them from seed has to be done in a certain way, too. However, if you want to explore the possibilities, you should try. You should be able to get the information you need at this site: http://www.irises.org/Member_Services/AIS_Wiki.html

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