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SOLVED: more from the greenhouse...

Seattle, WA

The image with the tag is the label for the plant but I just couldn't read their handwriting.

Photographed at the nursery in Shoreline, WA.

Please help id.


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Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

Massonia bifolia (Syn. Whiteheadia bifolia) http://www.succulent-plant.com/families/hyacinthaceae.html
with a bad case of doctor's prescription writing on the label.


Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Glad I checked the links Growin....was gonna disagree and say, No no, Eucomis bifolia.....(egg on the face does little for the complexion...grin)

Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

I think the plant suffers from identity crisis. Whiteheadia - strange genus name. I thought eggs do good for a complexion: http://suite101.com/article/egg-white-mask-a147309

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Guess the Yolk's on me....grin

Seattle, WA

Thanks to both of you. Even if you were wrong, I still am be grateful to take your time to response.

I've been wrong billion times before.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

If you never try, you'll never know if you were right or wrong. If I am wrong (and I frequently am) at least I learn something for having tried. GRIN


Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

A synonym is the same and cannot be considered wrong. More like egg on my face as that came out wrong.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Hey Growin....Neither of us was wrong....both names were (at least at one time or another) correct....my comment was that I was glad I read your links before calling you on the ID....I would have felt silly correcting your already correct ID...No harm...no foul, just a grin(sheepish) for me.

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