Oct 17, 2012 8:38 AM CST
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Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
Bloom today Smiling
Polyxena corymbosa

Last week

Polyxena ensifolia

Last year

Polyxena brevifolia

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Oct 17, 2012 12:53 PM CST
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
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Very pretty! I've never seen those before.
Oct 17, 2012 2:18 PM CST
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Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
Polyxena corymbosa and P. ensifolia is considered a synonym of Lachenalia, while P. brevifolia is a synonym of Scilla brevifolia
Polyxena belong to the family Hyacinthaceae are native to South Africa
Oct 17, 2012 5:06 PM CST
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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I have not seen those before either.
Thank you for sharing them with us.
They are beautiful.
Oct 17, 2012 8:22 PM CST

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Those are fabulous! Very exotic looking blooms. Smiling
Oct 19, 2012 6:32 AM CST
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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I agree
I garden for the pollinators.
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Oct 19, 2012 9:11 AM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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I agree Never heard of these.
Oct 19, 2012 1:10 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
two other species

Polyxena paucifolia
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Polyxena pygmaea

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