help with this bulb?

ebalcarJune 28, 2013

Hi, this comes up beautifully every year, but dies away before it blooms. I thought maybe a lily or allium? If anyone knows why they are dying I'd appreciate help there too. Thanks!

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ebalcar

This is what happens every year. They are all over my garden and they all end up like this, so sad!

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 4:40PM
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RugbyHukr(23)

Looks a good bit like Amaryllis belladonna. The foliage and the flowers appear at different times.

Here is a link that might be useful: nekked ladies

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 5:23PM
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carol23_gw

Looks similar to Colchicum foliage. Most of them bloom in autumn. This time of year the leaves die off.

Can you dig up a bulb to show us ?

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 5:35PM
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ebalcar

it's colchicum! thank you for your help!

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 12:21AM
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