Flower identification

Plant grows about 3 ft tall

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I am trying to identify the plant so I can look after them during winter so they grow again next year.

Tried to upload pictures but cannot find how to do itimage

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  • Sorry the whole description didnt come out above for some reason

    Bulb grown crocosmia type plant with 6 large (3 to 4 ") white seperate flowers at top of plant all flowers 6 petals with long stamens (4) and a purple centre to flower.

  • Can anyone tell me how to upload pictures of the plant in question?

    I have tried clicking on insert an amiage but that doesnt workimage

  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    Julian, click on the tree on the tool bar of the text box, to the right of the smiley face and the left of the spell check image

     

  • 4th panda

    many thanks but I have already tried that without success

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 13,346

    Are the flowers in a spike, one on top of the other, or all together at the top?

    Try looking up gladioli and see if that fits. there are lots of varieties and colours, but the flowers are basically the same shape.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    Oh. In that case I have no idea. Sorry image Maybe someone else will have an idea image

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     Many thanks to 4th Panda I have now uploaded pics

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  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    Yay! Don't know what they are (sorry image) but they are beautiful image

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 13,346

    They are Gladiolus murielae    aka Acidanthera

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
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