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Re: Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)- mystery plant going to bloom

CBRIAN wrote:

Looks like Ornithogalum thyrsoides, not hardy up here but a great cut flower
for the florists.

Brian Zn4
Might well be, as it appears to be going to flower white. There are
several other white ones, to wit: O.(juncifolium narbonense nutans saundersii
umbellatum). So show us the flower spike when many flowers are open,
plus a close up of a single flower if you can.
I'll send you (and anybody else who wants) two .jpgs of
O. thyrsoides so you'll have something to compare yours with.
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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