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SessiSessi Posts: 19

I moved into my home last summer. It was a well loved garden and well stocked. I have been gardening and noticed a couple of flowering plants that I don't recognise. I wonder if one is a freesia, but honestly I have no idea. I'd be grateful for any input. My neighbour seems to think the second one is exotic looking and has orange flowers.

Thank you. 


  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 14,336
    edited April 2020
    1 is a Solomons Seal.
    2. ??? Haemerocalis
    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • B3B3 Posts: 26,432
    edited April 2020
    The second one looks like a day lilly hemerocallis
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • LynLyn Posts: 22,852
    Once you’ve got Solomons  Seal you’ll have it forever if you’re not careful, it springs up everywhere, can’t think that the birds spread it, but it certainly spreads, by the end of the season it’s shredded by little caterpillars but I love it anyway. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • SessiSessi Posts: 19
    Thank you. I've never seen a solomons seal - first time for everything. I absolutely love day lilies. 
  • B3B3 Posts: 26,432
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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