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Location

New jersey ~1950
Thriving in Florida now
Possibly some sort of Italian easter lily?

Physical Description
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Long green leaves arch outwards year round, and in early spring, blooms develop. Each shoot is roughly 3/4 inch in diameter and extend upwards ~2 feet having 3-4 flowers each. Flowers are orange on the petals tips and yellowish at the base.


General Information

Bulbous plant, in fact I discovered the bulbs in dry soil in my basement 20 years ago. They were my great grandmothers and I shared with the whole family. The original bulb must be 100+ years old and the size of a football. My great grandparents were Italian immigrants and strict catholics. Anyway the plant is now doing the best it ever has, this past easter having 20+ shoots.. Help me identify these sentimental flowers!!!

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2014 easter bloom

Comment: unknown lily

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melners
melners

I'm pretty sure this is a day lily. The leaves are definitely a characteristic of them, you should google them. Most lilies have only one main stem with the leaves along the whole length.
July 31, 2014
19:38:02
gardengeek
gardengeek

To identify it, I'd need very close shots of the flowers (One flower filling the whole shot) and any other interesting features the plant may have.
It can help to set your camera to macro-zoom if it has it, it's usually the little flower icon on your camera.
June 18, 2014
09:39:32
sacrifyse
sacrifyse

Still unidentified.. I have to take more pictures, recently the plant began a bloom and has a handful of shoots
June 18, 2014
09:25:23
gardengeek
gardengeek

Looks like a Tiger Lily, if you can get some closeups of the flower, I could tell you for sure.
May 15, 2014
19:36:47

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