Can any one tell me what this is? Spanish bluebell?

NewgardeninggirlNewgardeninggirl Tamar Valley, CornwallPosts: 48
Hi I’ve just dug a fair few clumps of this up from the border... worried it might be Spanish bluebells... really not sure. Don’t remember planting whatever it is! Quite large bulbs 


  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 6,833
    Yes they are.
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  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 4,133
    Afraid so. Well done for getting the bulbs out, they can be right bu**ers to remove >:) .
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 24,122
    If they are large bulbs they could be Camassias. I've enclosed pictures below of my Camassia for you to compare. These are lovely plants so I hope you save yours in a pot just to be sure.
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  • NewgardeninggirlNewgardeninggirl Tamar Valley, CornwallPosts: 48
    Hmmmm thanks for reply’s... I’ve got some Cammassia they don’t look quite the same! Guessing it’s the Spanish bluebells then!!!!  :s
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 13,357
    I think Spanish bluebells, too. Mine are in bud at the same stage as yours. Very early.
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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,645
    Removed a few clumps of these from a garden this morning ; bulbs around 8" deep in a sticky loam.................Nice !!!!
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