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Mystery plant ~ solved: Ornithogalum nutans or Star of Bethlehem ~ thanks GoY!


Mystery plant ~ solved: Ornithogalum nutans or Star of Bethlehem ~ thanks GoY!

Found in a garden in Suffolk at the weekend, sorry I dont know anything else about it, does anyone know its name please?
Is it the same as yours Oliveoil?



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Looks like a lily of some kind, but a bit early for that./

11 Apr, 2012

 

Sorry don't know the name of the plant but it's very pretty.

11 Apr, 2012

 

i see what you mean cinderella, im not at all sure, there werent many plants in the garden so i dont think they were gardeners??? but i did like this one

11 Apr, 2012

 

sorry can't help there, but its rather lovely

11 Apr, 2012

 

never mind,

sorry about the fly!!!

11 Apr, 2012

 

the fly looks good, would be nice to know the name of this plant

11 Apr, 2012

 

perhaps i should have put it on the question page but olive oil was asking about one of hers that might be similar

11 Apr, 2012

 

just looked through my gardening book but no luck,

11 Apr, 2012

 

Yep it looks the same Sticki, wonder what it is?

11 Apr, 2012

 

Have posted a question on it now Sticki, hopefully someone will answer the query for us.

11 Apr, 2012

 

be very nice to know

11 Apr, 2012

 

Ornithogalum nutans I think..perhaps

11 Apr, 2012

 

i think you are right, thanks pimms, karen looked it up and got that too

11 Apr, 2012

 

Pretty thing isn't it ?

11 Apr, 2012

 

i thought so!! it was in amongst the weeds!!

11 Apr, 2012

 

We think we have the mystery solved, it does look like 'ornitholagum nutans' it is lovely whatever its name is. lol.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Gorgeous!

11 Apr, 2012

 

It is Lil, beautiful white and green.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Star of bethlehem

11 Apr, 2012

 

yes I believe that is its name too thanks Pimpernel. Do you know if there are other colours of the same plant please. Keep asking in case anyone knows, I seem to recall there were other colours on the bankside where I begged this from.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Hmmm, appropriate. Will def have to try and remember this one next time I'm at the GC.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Definitely one to have it is lovely Lil.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Agree Olive!

11 Apr, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I thought Star of Bethlehem 'cos I didn't know it's proper name LOL......

11 Apr, 2012

 

I thought Star of Bethlehem and Googled it's proper name Amy....;)

11 Apr, 2012

amy
Amy
 

LOL... clever you Pp , ;o))

11 Apr, 2012

 

very nice Sticki

11 Apr, 2012

 

Don't know if anyone has said it - but I think it's Ornithogalum nutans. I've got it in my garden :o) It grows from a bulb.

11 Apr, 2012

 

Very Pretty Sticki :)

11 Apr, 2012

 

thanks everyone ~ yes hywel thats the one but thanks pimms i shall remember star of bethlehem ~ its easier!

11 Apr, 2012

 

A real gem! asnd a lovely name too;0)

11 Apr, 2012

 

it is nice isnt it PP, i shall have to look out for one now!!!

11 Apr, 2012

 

Lovely :) like the fly too!

12 Apr, 2012

 

he was an accident!! thanks pixi

12 Apr, 2012

 

A fly determined to have his 5 minutes of fame :)
Lovely plant and I like its 'common' name - much easier to remember.

12 Apr, 2012

 

i like the common names, i dont know many latin names

maybe infamous fly?

12 Apr, 2012

 

Really pretty Sticki, and nice to have a lily at this time of the year.

13 Apr, 2012

 

thanks linda, unfortunately its not in my garden!!!

13 Apr, 2012



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