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Hi there had a great show of calla lilies this summer from Aldi  still in flower but 3x of my flower pistils have turned into big green blobs about ten in one flower please can you enlighten me 


  • LynLyn Posts: 21,978
    Can we have a photo showing green blobs? 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150
    They sound like seed pods to me, mine has the same thing going on.
    I guess it's because of the hot summer, I didn't notice any last year.
  • debs64debs64 Posts: 4,922
    Daddy longlegs look at photo on my ID post? My canna has something growing which is apparently a seed pod 
  • LG_LG_ Posts: 4,118
    edited September 2018
    I've had the same (also from Aldi callas) - they're seeds - I cut a few off yesterday but I'll see if there are more to take a photo.

    Debs, yours are cannas, whereas I *think* Dll's and mine are callas (Zantedeschia) - mine are certainly 'big green blobs' too!
    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.'
    - Cicero
  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150
    Photo of the 'green blobs' in my calla lillies (Zantedeschia).

    Would be interested to hear if anyone has successfully grown the seeds from these in the uk.
  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150
    Answering my own query... Yes!
    My seeds have sprouted 😀.

    It might be a couple of years before they reach flowering size but I'm happy that my experiment was successful.
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