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  • What is a flower stem?

  • A flower stem is one of a plant 鈥檚 structural axes. It supports the flowers and leaves of a plant and helps the nutrients (water and fertilizer) reach the roots. This is in the form of glucose when the leaves soak up the nutrients. There are many types of flower stems, and it can be helpful to learn about all of them.

  • What are the types of stems in plants?

  • Stem types and modifications. In perennial plants the short stem may produce new shoots for many years. Plants producing woody stems are called trees and shrubs; the latter produce branches from or near the ground, while the former have conspicuous trunks.

  • What flowers have bulbous stems?

  • A flower with a bulbous stem can include the hyacinth, tulip, iris, and daffodil. Generally, they are pulled from the ground instead of cut, so the stem can be quite firm and white. It鈥檚 usually best to cut them right above the white bulb.

  • What are some flowers that come in different colors?

  • The poppy flower produces open flowers that come in a variety of colors from blue, pale pink, to crimson red. Perennial varieties of the poppy are typically hardy to zones 5 through 9. Roses are probably one of the most popular flowers for their variety of colors and beauty.