** White small flower with black center grows like Glads

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  1. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    This plant is white with dark purple almost black star center .Grows like Mini Glads.Can someone tell me what its name is ? It has 3 blooms coming and one has bloomed.
     



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    Thank You Pinkiered .Is there a shorter name for it ? I did not plant a bulb with that name .If I did I don't remember it.
     
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    I planted those too and the package of bulbs was labelled "Orchid Lilies".
     
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    It has lots of other names...

    Peacock Orchid or Gladiolus callianthus
    Gladiolus murielae also known as Abyssinian Sword Lily, Abyssinian Star, Fragrant Gladiolus
     
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    I think I was supposed to dig them in the fall (zone 4 here), but I never did and they keep coming back. :D
     
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    Hope mine does .The are really pretty.
     

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