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24/04/2013 at 14:48

As the title explains please could you have a look and identify the bulb. would be greatly appreciated.



24/04/2013 at 14:49


24/04/2013 at 14:49
24/04/2013 at 15:00

Sorry Flowering rose i cant see your reply

24/04/2013 at 15:12
Might be orthinogalum, star of Bethlehem, which has 6 petals. I'm sorry your pic's quite small, so can't quite make it out.
24/04/2013 at 15:19
24/04/2013 at 15:43
I think it could well be, but if you't mind copying and pasting above link, then you could decide!
24/04/2013 at 15:58

I agree the flowers look extremely similar however te follage doesnt appear to match however it could just be that mine are only in the first year of planting. Thanks for the replys

24/04/2013 at 16:03

I thought star of Bethlehem were little multiheaded things. Is it still out Cairnsie. Can you count the petals? Looks like 4 to me but may not be. 

24/04/2013 at 16:45
24/04/2013 at 16:45

Thanks for all the replys

24/04/2013 at 16:50

The leaves aren't right for star of bethlehem.  I have tulips that look like this but unfortunately I didn't record the name.  There is a range of star shaped tulips which have these very long thin leaves.

24/04/2013 at 16:54

I did buy dwarf tulips and i wonder if its just them as the follage is similar to my larger tulips. I just know i didnt by anything named star of bethlehem or Ornithogalum umbellatum but i did buy dwarf tulips


24/04/2013 at 16:56

Found them if you scroll down to the white flowers thats definately them.

24/04/2013 at 16:57

Think they're one of the small species tulips. I had some years ago but can't recall the name. Will look up book!

24/04/2013 at 16:58

Thanks for all the help

24/04/2013 at 17:01

Might be Turkestanica cairnsie 

24/04/2013 at 17:08

Looks like it when i have searched the net. Thanks very much!!

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