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By Sanyo

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why do my dhalias buds fill up with water




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This liquid always seems to develop in the capitulum (seed head) or "bud" after flowering. It seems to be part of the plants normal process and is quite natural. At a guess, it might be over active nectaries continuing to produce nectar to excess but don't quote me on this. I have never had the urge to see if it tastes sweet!

1 Nov, 2009

 

do you mean the buds before they open or as fractal suggests the spent flower. mine do that after flowering too. but i dont know why. and i have never tasted them to see if they are sweet.

1 Nov, 2009

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