If you squeeze the spathe of the flower you will be rewarded with a drop of pure water — hence the common name Widow’s Tears.
When to sow: Start indoors in March in cool climates.
Special treatment: Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds.
Fresh or dried seed: Dried.
Planting depth: Lightly cover with soil.
Preferred temperature for germination: Around 70º Fahrenheit.
Days to germination: 4 – 5 weeks.
Vegetative propagation: Divide tubers in the spring.