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Plant Id

Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 10:31 pm
by Jsforever
I need some Help these have been coming up for the 2 years i have lived in my house but I have never seen them flower ect... dose anyone know what these are?

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Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 7:24 pm
by trish4850
Hi JS,

Well, I'm far from an expert, but they look like the foliage for gladiolas. If they don't bloom, perhaps the bulb got damaged.

Trish

Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 9:01 pm
by Jess
They look like Gladioli to me too.

Can you check how deep they are planted? That could be why they haven't flowered. The bulb should be 4 inches below the soil level. Are they somewhere quite sheltered? In zone 7 they should be lifted and dry stored so you are lucky they survived the winter.

Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 10:15 pm
by Jsforever
now that i know i should pull them up i will do that this winter and see if they bloom next spring.. I have a ton of little baby ones everywhere it looks like.. The 2 years i have lived here they have never bloomed.. they came with the house