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What kind of flowers are these?

Can anyone tell me what kind of flowers these are? They bloom in Spring, last about a month, and they mutiply like gremlins in a swimming pool. They are so beautiful, I just don't know what they are. Any help would be great.
:D Thanks!!

https://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i188/rramsey222/101_0031.jpg

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They look an awful lot like Daylilies to me but, I am not certain.

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I don't think they are daylilies... not sure what they are though!

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I don't think they are daylilies - not the right kind of leaf or stem. I'm not sure what they are - they really look like amaryllis to me, but not knowing what climate you are in it's hard to tell. Is it a bulb, or rooted plant?

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Tiger lily maybe?

https://www.gardenersnet.com/bulbs/tigerlily.htm

EDIT: Nope... stem still not right, these are really thick, strong looking stems... I'll keep hunting!

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No, they're definately not tiger lilies. Why don't you think like the leaves or stems look like Daylilies Val? That's exactly what they look like to me.

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They look too thick, too substantial, to be daylilies. I'm with Val. The flower stems are just not right.
The bloom time is also wrong. Daylilies, even around here, won't show up until early summer or at best, late spring. In Florida they might bloom in April.

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The leaves on daylilies are much slimmer, and spikier - pointier on the ends. There also many more leaves than there are on this plant. I'm still checking around on this one! :wink:

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How's this look?
https://www.biol.vt.edu/greenhouse/plantlist/hippeastrum_amaryllidaceae.jpg

It's in the "Amaryllidaceae" family (Amaryllis), Genus Hippeastrum, but I am not sure of the cultivar.

What do you guys think? :wink:

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By Jove, I think you've got it, Val!

Looks right to me! Good job :)

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Thanks Grey!!

So there you go Jellibene! Our thoughts are that it is an amaryllis, although we cannot tell you exactly which cultivar as there are way too many to tell.
It sure woud be nice to know where you live, cause I've never seen an amaryllis grow in anything but a pot at Christmas time! :wink:

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Someplace in Florida... I'm guessing not in zone 10 Florida?

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How can you tell I didn't have my eyes open? :roll:
Thanks Grey - just had to read it for myself, and I would have seen Florida!!
Amaryllis is supposed to be hardy from Zone 8 to 11. :wink:

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Thanks so much!

Thank you all..and thanks Val for finding that out for me, I searched for hours! I have so many of these, they pop up all over the place in my backyard and I just keep moving them to one spot...they look so amazing for about a month. I live in Central Florida BTW, not sure what zone that is though. Thanks again for your help...I am going to search now to see if they come in other colors! :D

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You are most welcome! It is so cool to see Amaryllis actually growing in the ground!!
There are certainly more colors. There are many, many different cultivars of Amaryllis, that is why I could not specifically tell you which one you have.
You are probably around Zone 9b.
Enjoy them - the rest of us only see them in pots at Christmas!! :lol:

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