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Did I harvest too early and are these seeds viable? The flower was wilting so I figured it was time to harvest the seeds. But they look a little small. Should have asked before attempting to harvest.
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Were the seeds in the flower head all the same color and basically the same size? If so then the seeds are probably viable. Why not plant a couple and see if they germinate. Better to find out for sure now than to wait.
 
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Were the seeds in the flower head all the same color and basically the same size? If so then the seeds are probably viable. Why not plant a couple and see if they germinate. Better to find out for sure now than to wait.
What you see is all there was, it's a smaller variety, about two feet tall. They seem smaller than what I remember planting, but I suppose it's ready enough to try a few.
 
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What you see is all there was, it's a smaller variety, about two feet tall. They seem smaller than what I remember planting, but I suppose it's ready enough to try a few.
Since you have already harvested the seeds they will not get any better so what do you have to lose? Pick a couple at random, plant them and store the rest in an envelope.
 
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This was a flower my 5yo grew. He brought the seeds home as party of a Sunday school lesson. He helped water and take care of it and I promised him we could get more seeds from it and grow even more flowers need year. So it they aren't viable I'm going to have to make a switch in secret!
 

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