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GGlynnD
Minden, LA

April 28, 2014
2:10 PM

Post #9824371

This plant's green leaves have been growing by my front steps for years, but this is the first time it has bloomed. It bloomed about the middle of April, in north Louisiana. The green leaves are about 12 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. They turn brown on the tips and looks as though there are sharp pins on the tips, but the tips are soft. The leaves look like "bear grass" leaves. The plant puts up a flowering stem that is 30 inches tall. See pictures.

If you need more information, let me know.

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kittriana
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 28, 2014
2:15 PM

Post #9824375

It is beautiful! I have no clue, waiting to learn as well!
TomH3787
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

April 28, 2014
2:17 PM

Post #9824378

Scilla hyacinthoides

ViburnumValley

ViburnumValley
Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

April 28, 2014
5:16 PM

Post #9824584

I was going to guess that it was a Camassia sp. of some sort, but I'm no bulb-ophile.
GGlynnD
Minden, LA

May 12, 2014
1:43 PM

Post #9837053

Thank you TomH3787, Raleigh, NC. I think you are correct. I will mark it solved. How it got to Minden, LA, would interesting to know. Our house was built in 1857.

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