Oh boy was I surprised to find sprouts coming out of the spent blossoms of one of the marigolds!
I've heard of tomatoes doing this. Is this something marigolds do as well? Or did I have a perfect storm in my garden?
It's very wet here, so it's hard for the spent blossoms to dry on their own I guess. I carefully teased them out and not much root activity. I tucked them lovingly into the soil and we'll see if they make it...it's supposed to rain all week.
That is so neat! Nature always takes advantage of an opportunity, doesn't she? I guess the wet seed heads acted like a kind of 'peat pot' complete with moisture to help germination. I've never seen this before, but now I'm going to have to stroll outside and look at my marigolds! :)