Bulbs forum: Polyxena

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

Last week

Polyxena ensifolia

Last year

Polyxena brevifolia

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Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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Oct 17, 2012 12:53 PM CST
Very pretty! I've never seen those before.
Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
Oct 17, 2012 2:18 PM CST
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
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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Oct 17, 2012 5:06 PM CST
I have not seen those before either.
Thank you for sharing them with us.
They are beautiful.

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Oct 17, 2012 8:22 PM CST
Those are fabulous! Very exotic looking blooms. Smiling
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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Oct 19, 2012 6:32 AM CST
I agree
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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Oct 19, 2012 9:11 AM CST
I agree Never heard of these.
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Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
Oct 19, 2012 1:10 PM CST
two other species

Polyxena paucifolia
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Polyxena pygmaea

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