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why do some flowers come out a different colour to the rest?

Somerset, United Kingdom Gb

eg: one of them is a light purple



Depends which flower you are asking about

20 Apr, 2009


Which flowers are you talking about? If there are white stripes, it's usually got a virus.

20 Apr, 2009


its down to genetic combinations. a bit like skin pigment in humans. it can be very complicated. do you mean on the same flower spike or flowers on different plants.
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20 Apr, 2009


i have a rose bush that flowers pink. one year it got all pink roses and a single white one. was very strange and has never happened again.

20 Apr, 2009


it could be some sort of reversion to the plant's natural colour before it was cultivated.

20 Apr, 2009

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