Irishhills
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Michigan garden - Unknown plant pops up (picture included)

Hello, over this past summer I started working on a new flower bed area. Due to other commitments I wasn't able to finish but noticed this larger green leafed plant growing. I don't recall it blooming and probably took this picture late in the summer to early fall. Any ideas? Thanks!
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HoneyBerry
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Re: Michigan garden - Unknown plant pops up (picture include

I don't know what it is, but it looks like a type of grass to me. I sometimes get grass clumps in my garden that look like what your picture shows.

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!potatoes!
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Re: Michigan garden - Unknown plant pops up (picture include

reminds me of crocosmia, which might not bloom the first year while getting established...but probably wouldn't be there without you planting it.

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Re: Michigan garden - Unknown plant pops up (picture include

Definitely something in the iris family, but not actual iris. I think potatoes is right about crocosmia, but possibly it could be gladiolus.

Someone planted it there. If you didn't plant it, then it was already there from before.

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Re: Michigan garden - Unknown plant pops up (picture include

I bet you are right !potatoes! it is crocosmia. Thank you!



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