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italydiva

Love all things to do with gardening 🌸🌿🌼

Ixia maculata

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italydiva

Update. Mystery solved! They do actually fade to white. #ixia #spotted-african-corn-lily @sieveheadsarah @anges @hkyfvr @philstalder

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italydiva

You were right Ange 😀👍🏼 @anges

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zephyrwindsong

Very unique flowers Angela☺️

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italydiva

They are and they’re really tall too, so look great amongst other plants @zephyrwindsong

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anges

Yay! Glad to be of service 😄

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hebelover

Beautiful 🤍

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pelly

They're very pretty 😍😍😍

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hkyfvr

Oh I do love the white. So pretty 🤍🤍

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italydiva

Thank you so much 🤍 @hebelover @pelly @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Very welcome 🤍🤍

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philstalder

Oh that’s good. 👍

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italydiva

I’m a little confused…these were white last year and I loved them. Very definitely yellow this year and I’m not liking them as much. Does any one know if this is normal? #ixia #africancornlily #spotted-african-corn-lily

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sieveheadsarah

I’ve no idea, but I really like this colour 😀

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anges

I don't know either but I like these 💛

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italydiva

It’s very strange. Looking at last years, there weren’t as many flowers either, there’s loads this year. I’m wondering if this is its true form and colour? I’ve checked and although they do come in different colours, I can’t find anything about them changing colour. Maybe last year they were just getting established? 🤔 The more I look at them, the more I’m coming round to liking them…I think it was just the shock of them not being what I expected @sieveheadsarah @anges

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anges

Have you changed the growing conditions in any way ?

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italydiva

No, it’s in a very dry narrow raised border that runs along the front of the house Ange. The only thing that was any different was all that rain in May…I wonder if that has anything to do with it? 🤔 @anges

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sieveheadsarah

Will be interesting to see what colour they are next year Angela 🤔

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italydiva

It certainly will be Sarah, I’m intrigued! @sieveheadsarah

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anges

I don't know, I wonder if they'll fade to white as they age?

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italydiva

Ahh, hadn’t thought of that….it’s a possibility 🤔 @anges

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italydiva

Will keep you updated if there’s any changes @sieveheadsarah @anges

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anges

👍🙂

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italydiva

The buds are starting to open now #ixia #spotted-african-corn-lily

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pelly

That'll look gorgeous in full flower 😍😍😍

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italydiva

It looks as though they’re going to have a lot more blooms on them this year Jane looking at the buds 😊 @pelly

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italydiva

I’ve taken a stab at this one....any consensus on this one please? Is it a Corn Lilly? Very long stem, numerous flowers along the top part of stem 🤔 PlantID

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Cazx

Unsure 😐 but I really like it!!

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italydiva

Thanks Caroline....I planted the bulbs a few years ago. Can’t remember what they are! 🙈 This is why I desperately needed to join GTags as an aid to my appalling memory 🤯 @Cazx

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solly1961

Ixia (african (spotted) corn lily). Spike can have upwards of 10+ flowers if it is..

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italydiva

Morning Mark 😊 Yes, that description would definitely apply here. Another ID sorted! Thanks Mark 😀 @solly1961

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