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Which bulb is which?

B3B3 Posts: 21,435
Acidanthera  tritelia liatris  oxalis 
Mixed  pack  I'd  like  to separate 

In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    Tricky.  Which type of oxalis?  Do you have particular variety names included in the pack?
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,435
    Yes . Here's the packet. I got it in a pound shop.

    Thanks Bob. If I could just identify the oxalis, it would be helpful as I assume the others would be about the same height and general shape
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    edited April 2019
    Left to right, my best guess would be tritellia, acidanthera (definite), oxalis, liatris.
    When I first started gardening, I used to buy packs of mixed seed and separate them with a magnifying glass and tweezers! 🔍😁
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,435
    I'll go with that .Thanks @BobTheGardener. Never had much luck with acidanthera but you never know!
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,287
    Acidanthera need a long season so getting them planted early as possible is good.
    But don't take the word of someone who gets Linum and Linaria mixed up :D:blush:
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,435
    First three letters were right though. Your gardening knowledge glass is half full!
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,287
    :D Cheers you are very kind,  good luck with your bulbs.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,211
    Liatris is the far right.
    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,435
    Thanks @punkdoc
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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