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Surprise, Surprise. (Help identify please).


By Alanb

Cheshire, United Kingdom

Dear friends,

I planted several bulbs in a pot in spring.

The label had come off the packaging, so when I planted them I put in a label ... 'SURPRISE, SURPRISE'.

This is the end result and I wonder if anyone could help identify this for me please. Thank you.




Could it be an Agapanthus?

27 Jul, 2022


I'd go for Galtonia, [summer hyacinth].

28 Jul, 2022


Eileen & Sue, thank you for your thoughts. I wasn't sure about Agapanthus as it is quite different from the other blue ones that we have in the garden... but you could be right. I'll take a look at Galtonia images now. 👍

2 Aug, 2022


Thank you Eileen, I have now included a photo of the 'Green-flowered Galtonia' to my question FYI.

2 Aug, 2022


I have grown these off an on over the years so I was pretty sure that was what it was.
Glad it turned out to be a correct id.
They are a lovely bulb.

2 Aug, 2022

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