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By Squigle

East Sussex, United Kingdom Gb

I have been trying to identify a plant which looks similar to a freesia in size and colouring. The leaves however are very very long and thin and the flowers are individual. Can anyone tell me what it is. It is growing in my garden and I don't remember planting it.

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They look like Sparaxis bulbifera

17 May, 2016


yes Sparaxis comes to mind too.

17 May, 2016


Thanks Bamboo and Seaburngirl, I googled Sparaxis and I think you are right.You might like to know that a nursery gardener was unable to identify this plant.

18 May, 2016


well when you consider how many plants there are in the world its not surprising. usually if I have grown them I remember them.

19 May, 2016

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