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Mystery...for now solved by you?


By eirlys


Some of you may recall some images I posted of very large bulbs we found when we tidied one of our greenhouses. Two have bloomed and my OH is still puzzled as to what they are. They could be related to the Onion family possibly?

I am positive someone here will have the answer!

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Have a look at images of Camassia leichtlinii alba ... not 100% certain though! It's a gorgeous flower ...

9 Jul, 2017


Thanks. We think you're right, Shirley, though our flowers, sadly, aren't "gorgeous" !

Am posting some more images on a second post as I don't think I can add any here.

10 Jul, 2017


Off to have a look Eirlys .....

10 Jul, 2017


try ornithogalum saundersiae though the head of that is usually more rounded.

11 Jul, 2017


More to think about! :O)

12 Jul, 2017


I have recently come across Albuca nelsonii bulbs and they are huge and frost tender. have a look at an image of them and see if they match. it looks pretty similar to me.

29 Oct, 2017

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