thought I planted gladiolus please help!

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Date Photo Taken: 07/12/2016
Location: Ringgold Ga
Posted By: bridget allen

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This plant is beautiful please help. Was a bulb from the dollar tree.

COMMENTS

  1. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You have two different plants. The gladiolus (corm) with the white flower, it looks like Gladiolus murielae syn. Acidanthera bicolor (peacock gladiolus, fragrant gladiolus).
    The other (bulb) looks like Mexican shellflower (Tigridia pavonia). What’s a find! Best wishes!

    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/756/

    July 13th, 2016 at 10:30 am
  2. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    This link is for the Tigridia pavonia.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigridia_pavonia

    July 13th, 2016 at 10:32 am
  3. bridget allen Leaf Lover says:

    Thank u sooo much! It is a Mexican she’ll flower! Now I remember! Lol! That’s what I love about bulbs…it’s always a surprise when they bloom! Lol!

    July 13th, 2016 at 3:57 pm
  4. bridget allen Unregistered says:

    And the acidanthera was just a bonus! 🙂

    July 13th, 2016 at 4:09 pm
  5. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re very welcome bridget allen :)!

    July 13th, 2016 at 11:08 pm

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