Baton Rouge, LA

I bought some planted bulbs the other day from a local nursery. The man couldn't tell me what it was but he said it had bright pink flowers. I saw some on another plant and I thought of garlic flowers first. When looking at the bulb it has a crinum lily look to it and it has that wine coloration where the bulb 'turns' into the leaf. I'd love any help I can get!

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San Francisco, CA

maybe a Zephranthes.

Baton Rouge, LA

Well it doesn't make a solitary flower. Instead, from what I saw, the flowers are in clusters (think similar to society garlic but not that tall of a flower stalk). The pink color reminded me of the intense coral/pink color of some cactus flowers

Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

Maybe an Allium? Here's a link to a few... do any of these look similar? https://store.brentandbeckysbulbs.com/spring/genus.php?genusid=1

Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

Another possibility - which seems more likely given the appearance of the roots - is something in Amaryllidaceae.
Maybe Cyrtanthus mackenii or related? https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1647&bih=907&q=Cyrtanthus+mackenii

Baton Rouge, LA

no..it had maybe 5-7 flowers on a stalk

Baton Rouge, LA

thats it! its a Cyrtanthus mackenii or hybrid of it! thanks!

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