This picture clearly shows the peduncle which grows from the stem of the plant and carries the flowers. Growers should take care when removing dead flowers to only remove the flower stems and not the peduncles. New sets of flowers will form repeatedly from the old peduncles, which gradually get longer with each set of flowers produced
Photograph by : John Ellis
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