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Bonita Springs, FL

A friend here in sw Florida recently showed me a plant that has just appeared in her garden . Unfortunately, I don,t have a photo, but here is a description: a small bulb that produces onion-like foliage and tiny pale purple orchid-like flowers on a long stalk. Any ideas?

Harpswell, ME

Hi. It sounds like Chinese Crown Orchid.....first noted in 2007 in South Florida. Often found growing in mulch. I think it's classed as a Florida invasive now. Easy to pull up though. I found quite a few a few years ago in my yard in S.W. florida, but haven't seen them for a year or so now. I use a lot of mulch (bagged Vita Mulch), and suspect it arrived in that, I'm not too worried about it, since it's so easy to pull up.

Jacksonville, FL(Zone 8b)

It could be a Grass Pink orchid. I have not seen any in years

Brooksville, FL(Zone 9a)

Could be chives or society garlic, if you had a picture of the flower we would know for sure.

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