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Flower plant?

So i have growing in my flower garden, it is the only one i have growing and wondering what it is? I call it my leaf blade plant atm
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Re: Flower plant?

Looks very much like an iris. Have you ever had them show up before? They are perennials and will return every year. If you've moved any new soil from another area here, they could have hitchhiked in. OR it may be nothing close to an iris, but that's what it looks like to me! I'm just a crazy gardener from the South though :()
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Re: Flower plant?

Looks more like a gladiola to me.
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Re: Flower plant?

catgrass wrote:Looks more like a gladiola to me.
That's pretty, just looked it up, I know there are a few bulbs from previous year so not sure what most are when they grow. Most are close to blooming tho

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Re: Flower plant?

Another guess is crocosmia. Do tell us (with pics!) about a flower stalk, if it sends one. That will tell us for sure.
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Re: Flower plant?

Iris will have a corm (longish sideways root), gladiola will be a bulb. Could be crocosmia, but looks too big to me,
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catgrass wrote:Looks more like a gladiola to me.

I agree with Gladiola ;)
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Hi bobo! Welcome back! So glad to have your expertise in plant identification again! :)
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Re: Flower plant?

if you didn't plant it there (did you?) it's probably not gladiolus unless one of the hardy perennial kinds. my vote goes to crocosmia.

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rainbowgardener wrote:Hi bobo! Welcome back! So glad to have your expertise in plant identification again! :)
Thank you :) You are kind... lot of things happen around... I'll mention in my introduce post... ;)

Some similar seasonal bulbs have steam like that... but only flower can prove me that I am wrong :)
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