Explore Flower Seeds, Berries, and more!

I didn't know you could start irises from seed. Once an iris flower dies, a pod grows. They start off green. Once the seeds inside are ready to pick, the pod turns tannish or brown and cracks open. Gather seeds & plant again

Se llaman frijoles o semillas de zompantle pero NO SON COMESTIBLES sino tóxicas. MUY tóxicas, lo que si se comen son sus flores.

Coral Bean - The red seeds of Coral Bean (Erythrina herbacea) remain nestled in their open pod. They are toxic to humans, and since they have persisted into the late Winter it seems likely that there are no animals there that eat them.

Iris Seed Pods

This is the autumn seed head of a small iris. Cut the seed pods off before this stage or the seeds grow and become invasive.

Pod with felted seeds. Collaborative work. Ceramics by Lucie Berben. Feltwork by Janine Berben. janine berben/flickr photostream.

Ceramics and fibre art. The hardness of of the ceramic seed pods is balanced by the softness of the felted seeds - Ceramics by Lucie Berben, Felt by Janine Berben

black seeds

Chinese lantern tree or golden rain tree because the yellow blossoms fall to the ground like rain.