Flowers are all around us, growing in all kinds of conditions and producing an endless array of blossoms. Have you ever wondered how a flower grows? Flowers go through growth stages or a life cycle, just like other plants do.
Fully mature flower
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When all needs are met, the seed will germinate, producing roots growing downward. A stem will soon begin growing up through the surface.
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