seedling pics to help you identify your seedlings

littleonefbMay 14, 2009

It was suggested on the discussion side of the forum that a thread here with seedling pics would be helpful for members to look at, Maybe make it easier for those looking for seedling pics to identify there's.

So,, I'm starting a thread with pics that I have.

Please, anyone that has more pics seedling pics, please post them here for all to see.


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4 o'clocks

nasturtium, some types have variegated leaves

cosmos just germinated

cosmos about 1 1/2 weeks later

basil, all types look like this at this point

nemophilia penny black

alyssum gold dust/basket of gold

coreopsis lanceleaf


chinese forget me nots




marigold just germinated

marigold 2 weeks later

tomato just germinated

tomato a week later


moonflower vine

morning glory


sunflower 1 week later

blue thimble gilia


scabiosa ebony and ivory

malva zebrina



dill fernleaf

dill bouquet


hibiscus hardy types

balloon flower

dianthus firewitch


garlic chives

monkey flower

livingston daisy



gaillardia razzle dazzle

babies breath

california poppy

oriental poppy


salpiglosis, painted tongue

sweet pea

bird's eye gilia

candy lily, looks just like a miniature lily plant

dahlia dwarf types

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Thank you so much!

    Bookmark   May 15, 2009 at 8:02AM
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ramazz(8a VA)


Chelone turtlehead


Agastache Korean mint

Aquilegia columbine

Gaillardia re-seeded

Gaillardia burgundy

Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy

Salvia lyrata purple volcano

    Bookmark   May 15, 2009 at 9:15AM
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dawiff(z7 WA)

Here are a few more. Mine are not thumbnails, hope that's ok.

Purple Majesty Millet

Celosia Burgundy

Amaranthus Hopi Red Dye

Amaranthus Pygmy Torch

    Bookmark   May 15, 2009 at 2:34PM
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Somewhere - forget where - there is also a thread where Trudy posted many pics of seedlings.

    Bookmark   May 16, 2009 at 7:25AM
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lblack61(z5 NY)

Great idea for a post!


    Bookmark   June 4, 2009 at 11:18PM
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Heres a link that I have visted frequently. Enjoy!!

Here is a link that might be useful: Seedlings by leaf shape

    Bookmark   June 6, 2009 at 12:01AM
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Wonderful idea -


    Bookmark   June 27, 2009 at 9:18AM
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pippi21(Z7 Silver Spring, Md.)

What did you make your plant markers from? Margerine tubs? What type of marker pen did you use?

    Bookmark   December 9, 2009 at 9:41PM
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My plant markers are made from the covers from coffee cans, margarine tubs, cottage cheese tubs, sour cream tubs. Anything that has a plastic cover.

I cut them in half, and then each half is cut in half again.

I use a black deco paint pen. Those are permanent and never fade. Some of those markers that are in the pics are 6 years old. I save them from year to year and just reuse them if I sow the same seeds again.

Not all paint pens are the same. The ones that can be used on clothing do not work well on plastic and don't last, they either fade or rub off.

A few others I've tried took a long time to dry on the plastic as well.

That's why I stick with and use only Deco paint pens. By the time I'm through writing a label on the plastic, it's dry and ready to use.

Oh, I don't cut of the edge of the covers either. I write the name of the seeds on that edge as well on the side of the tag. That way I can look down and read what is in the container as well as on the side


    Bookmark   January 10, 2010 at 12:55PM
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quilt_mommy(5/6 Northeast Ohio)

This is an awesome post for us newbies, I bookmarked it. :) Lots of mystery seedlings appear around spring here.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2010 at 2:29PM
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