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Bulbs, Corms, Tubers, Rhizomes

Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea is also known as the Society Garlic, Pink Agapanthus, Wild Garlic, Sweet Garlic, Spring Bulbs, or Spring Flower. It is part of the Alliaceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. Tulbaghia violacea is a rhizomatous perennial. Tulbaghia violacea grows 20in or 50cm tall. Tulbaghia violacea Tulbaghia violacea flower stem and basal foliage are gray-green. It flowers in late summer or in autumn. It has pale ...

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Iris ensata or Iris kaempferi

Iris ensata

Iris ensata is also known as the Japanese Iris, Japanese Flag, Sword-leaved Iris, Japanese Water Iris, or in Japanese Hanashōbu 花菖蒲 and it was formerly called Iris kaempferi. The name ensata means sword referring to its leaves. Iris ensata It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants and it is native to Japan, China, Korea, and Russia, its native habitat is usually boggy or marshes with low acid soil. ...

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Iris wilsonii

Iris wilsonii

Iris wilsonii, or Wilson Iris, or 黄花鸢尾 in Chinese, is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial. It is called Bäckiris in Sweden. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants and part of the Sibirica series. Iris wilsonii is native to China. It was named after Ernest Henry “Chinese” Wilson (1876-1930), a British plant collector who discovered Iris wilsonii in Hupeh (currently called Hubei), China. It was published by Charles Henry ...

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Iris bulleyana

Iris bulleyana

Iris bulleyana is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. It is called 西南鸢尾, meaning Southwest Iris, in Chinese. It is native to South China, Myanmar, and Tibet. Iris bulleyana is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial. In Sweden, they call it the Kinesisk Iris or Bulley’s Iris. Bulleyana is named after Arthur Kilpin Bulley (1861-1942) who was the creator of the Ness Botanic Gardens. He also has other plants such as ...

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Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’

Tulipa 'Apricot Parrot'

Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ is also known as Tulip ‘Apricot Parrot’. It is part of the Liliaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. Tulips are originally native from Europe to Central Asia. The tulip is derived from a Persian word for turban as the flower was thought to resemble one. Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ is part of the Parrot Group is truly unusual and beautiful tulips that have a single flower that ...

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Crocosmia x latifolia

Montbretia

Crocosmia x latifolia is also known as Monbretia x crocosmiiflora, Tritonia x crocosmiiflora. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. The name is derived from Greek, Krokos meaning Saffron (the spice), and osme meaning odor, the reason is the leaves when dried have a saffron aroma. Crocosmia x latifolia Crocosmia x latifolia is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial. It grows from corms. The corms grow in chains with the ...

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Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum is also known as Common Grape Hyacinth, Grape Flower, Grape Hyacinth, Starch Hyacinth, or Muscari leucostomum, Muscari pulchellum, Muscari bucharicum, Muscari racemosum. It is from the Asparagaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. It is native to Europe and Asia. It was described by Michele Tenore in 1842. Muscari neglectum Muscari neglectum grows to about 30cm or 12in tall. It has narrow green leaves. It flowers ...

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Allium schoenoprasum or Chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Allium schoenoprasum is also known as Allium oliganthum, Allium montanum, Allium schmitzii var. duriminium, Allium alpinum, Allium gredense, Allium buhseanum, Allium purpurascens, Allium raddeanum, Chives, Cive, Sieves, Seithes, Onion Grass, or Schnittlaugh. It is part of the Amaryllidaceae family of plants. It is related to onions, garlic, leek, and shallot. Allium schoenoprasum is native to Europe, Asia, and North America. Chives are commonly found in your grocery stores. Chives have ...

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Nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii is also known as Bowden Lily, Cornish Lily, Cape Flower, or Guernsey Lily. It is not a lily, it is part of the Amaryllidaceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. Nerine bowdenii is a herbaceous, bulbous perennial. It usually grows to 45cm or 18in. It has strap-shaped green leaves. Athelstan Hall Cornish-Bowden (1871-1942) a South African land surveyor, named this plant in 1904. Nerine bowdenii ...

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Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus

Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus

Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. It is also knowns as Gladiolus byzantinus, Byzantine Gladiolus, Eastern Gladiolus, Gladiolus Nanus ‘Byzantinus’, or Common Corn-flag. It is native to the Mediterranean. Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus is a cormous herbaceous perennial. It can grow to 1m or 3ft tall. Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus at Kew Garden, London, UK Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus flowers in late spring producing spikes of flowers. The flowers are ...

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