Cotton flower

The surprising flowers
September 11, 2012

A friend gave me some cotton seeds, and this spring I I have grown it.
I'm posting this experience for those who like unusual plants, even if cotton is not an edible plant.

In summer cotton plants have produced numerous buds and delicate white flowers.

Cotton flower

Some flowers produced a fruit, which after a month opened unveiling four cotton balls.


Yes, the picture is not deceiving you, they have the exact texture of cotton wool that we all know.
My little harvest is plain sight on a bowl at the entrance, and all my guests admire it.

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