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16/05/2012 at 18:57

Could someone identify this plant which has popped up in a small bed please? It's about 30cm tall at the moment, thanks Janet

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16/05/2012 at 19:21

Sorry Janet but I can't see your pic

Pam x

16/05/2012 at 19:57

Sorry! Can someone tell me how to upoad? I've seen embedded pics in posts but mine has obviously not worked. Do I have to do it from a photo sharing website?  Have looked at the 'Help' section of the Forum. thanks

16/05/2012 at 20:01

Just click on the green tree icon when you are replying. Then select from your computer. Then upload,

16/05/2012 at 20:26

Doh! I did that! It said the file type was not valid. What file ype should I use?


16/05/2012 at 20:34


18/05/2012 at 18:03
18/05/2012 at 18:22

Maybe wild garlic? Do the leaves smell garlicky?

18/05/2012 at 18:42
18/05/2012 at 18:51

Don't think that it is wild garlic (Ramsons) as they have the flowers at the top of the stem not opening in a spike as this one seems to do.  I know I know it but I just can't recall it yet.

19/05/2012 at 11:47

Kate1123 - sorry forgot to thankyou for your advice but I still couldn't upload with a jpeg,

Any ideas on this one - is it worth preserving? thanks, Janet

19/05/2012 at 13:59

It definitely looks like a type of Camassia.

19/05/2012 at 14:27

Thanks smudge- I am glad you agree with me

Pam x

19/05/2012 at 15:01

Pam and Smudge thank you both! I've never heard of this before and having just googled it think it's  alovely addition to the garden!

19/05/2012 at 15:43

Try looking at the Ornithogalum family - there are quite a few different ones but are very similar.

19/05/2012 at 16:22

I've never seen one before but I'd like it in my garden   I looked up Camassia and Ornithogalum in the search area to see what they looked like and it couldn't find anything 

19/05/2012 at 16:47 ornithogalum balansae  Camassia

If you put the name into google followed by the word 'image' you will get lots of pictures of them ie  ornitholgalum images

19/05/2012 at 17:10

lovely, thanks.

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