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Jun 3, 2018 9:26 AM CST
Alberta
Hello! I know nothing about gardening! My husband and I are renting a place with a flower bed in the front yard and it is in rough shape. Just wondering what type of plant is growing and if anything is salvageable? How can I improve the look? Any advice is appreciated!
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Jun 3, 2018 9:44 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Hi NatB, Welcome!

I'm not sure at all what you have growing but they remind me a bit of Irises (Iris) LOL, that's just a wild guess.



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Jun 3, 2018 5:19 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
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I think its a garden bed run amok by Bearded Iris. They needed to be lifted, sorted and replanted. Wait until July, they should be getting ready to bloom.
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Jun 3, 2018 5:39 PM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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I also see Bergenia, bottom right and a Lamium on the lower left. They both have many cultivars. I agree with Daisy that your Iris will bloom soon but need some serious thinning out after that. Love the purple color at the base of the fans.

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Jun 4, 2018 7:49 AM CST
Alberta
Thank you everyone!! Great advice!!
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