Mystery plant with cucumber?

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Date Photo Taken: 06/01/2013
Location: Cumming, GA
Posted By: msavage04


This plant is in the garden of a house I bought this winter. I thought it was a flower but after the blooms wilted, I got these cucumber like plants on it. What is it?


  1. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    Those are seed pods, plant looks like a bearded iris.

    June 6th, 2013 at 4:25 pm
  2. msavage04 Unregistered says:

    So how do I take care of it? There are no blooms left, just these seed pods.

    June 7th, 2013 at 12:52 pm
  3. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    Those seedpods look like Iris pseudacorus, or one of the Louisiana Irises.

    The leaves are kinda throwing me off.

    Anyway… what I do… Is wait… when the seedpods split open, gather the seeds, and sow them in a well prepared seedbed. I usually plant seeds in rows, as it makes them easier to identify when they come up.

    With a bit of luck, you may get some variations…

    Other than collecting and planting the seeds, I leave my iris alone, they can take care of themselves.

    June 9th, 2013 at 10:43 am
  4. Gray Unregistered says:

    The seed pods look like i. tectorem or Japanese Roof Iris. Are the blooms white?

    June 20th, 2013 at 1:23 pm

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