Moderator Schmoderator Fluorescent fluorite, Engl
- Aug 25, 2001
- Richmond, Virginia/Zone 7
Since there is often talk about pollinating plants and terms are used that some may not be familiar with, I created this diagram to illustrate the basic flower parts so when someone is talking about pollen, stamens, anthers and other such parts, you may have a better understanding of what these words mean. Please bear in mind this is a stylized "generic" drawing and the flower parts will look different in each species. But hopefully from the diagram you will be able to figure out the different parts on any particular flower.
If anyone feels like they can add some helpful information such as tips and tricks for hand pollinating, cross pollinating, gathering and storing pollen, personal experiences in pollination, etc., please feel free to share.
I thought this might help since many people have an interest to trying to pollinate their CPs and create for new hybrids.