Identity of flowers in my landscaping - Knowledgebase Question

Ragley, LA
Question by Sistersledge
May 22, 2007
I am trying to identify a plant in my landscaping that my landscaper placed but neglected to tell me it's name. Is there a way I can do that? The plants have long slender, green leaves at the base (kind of like a lily) and long, green stems that extend from the plant (some are anywhere from 12


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Answer from NGA
May 22, 2007

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Cynthia,

I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!

You may be referring to a type of ornamental garlic or to Agapanthus. The following web sites show photos:

Ornamental Garlic
http://www.cornerstonetreefarm...
http://www.4bfarms.com/purple%...

Agapanthus
http://www.agri.gov.il/Publica...

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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