Plant ID forum: What is this flower?

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Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Australis
Sep 11, 2016 4:42 AM CST
Hi all,

Saw this plant at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival today and was wondering what it was. It reminds me of a nerine, but it has a different inflorescence and I haven't seen this colour in a nerine before, so I doubt it is one.

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Thanks.
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Silversurfer
Sep 11, 2016 12:07 PM CST
I believe this is a bulb called Ornithogalum nutans.
The back of the petals show the green stripe which is typical of the flowers.

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 11, 2016 12:12 PM CST
I agree, it sure does look like Silver Bells (Ornithogalum nutans)
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Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
Köppen Climate Zone Cfb
Region: Australia Bookworm Cat Lover Lilies Orchids Irises
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Australis
Sep 12, 2016 2:22 AM CST
Thank You!
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