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Q.How To Plant Flowers From Seeds

Zone +256 | Anonymous added on November 16, 2020 | Answered

Recently bought seeds of
Tulip flowers
Climbing roses
Multi colored roses
Pack dahlia
Geranium flowers
Butterfly orchids
This is my first time planting flowers and I have no idea on how it’s done.
Please help.

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Answered on November 17, 2020

This is quite a wide range of plants, and not all seeds germinate well with the same methods. First, if your seeds are in packages, follow those instructions for each plant.

Rose seeds need to be stratified. That means, they need to be exposed to cold conditions first. Here are two articles to explain that:

Here's an article that will help you learn how to germinate your other flower seeds: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/seeds/seed-germination-terms.htm

Dahlias are normally grown from tubers, but since you have seeds, you'll need to start them in a soilless seed mixture, as explained here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/dahlia/starting-dahlia-seeds.htm

Finally, growing orchids from seed is quite an undertaking for a new gardener. Here's an article that will explain the process:

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