Weed ID please

shear_stupidity(9B)January 14, 2013

I live in Central Coastal Florida. These guys keep showing up around the edges of my lawn, but until now kept getting mowed before I could take a picture of them. What is it?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

That looks like some kind of bulb, maybe Allium.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:38AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

I looked it up, and it's not Allium. it's sort of spongy, or soft, and it grows "flat" like a bird of paradise or traveler's palm. (Though it's obviously neither of those.)

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

There are hundreds of Alliums, but lots of other possible bulbs too, you may want to put this one on the bulb forum. Have you smelled the torn foliage? Forgot to ask that before.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

It smells like "nothing." Just smells like fresh and green. Like grass, only VERY faint.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:58AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

It smells like "nothing." Just smells like fresh and green. Like grass, only VERY faint.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
earline_pa zone 6 Pa.

Looks like a daylily.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 3:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

I wish it WERE. I have tons of daylilies and would love to have more. Alas, it's not. I don't know how to describe it... the leaves feel sorta spongy.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 3:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

OMG... I stand corrected! It IS a daylily! How did it get down the slope? Does it propagate from seed???

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 5:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
eahamel(9a)

Yes, that's a daylily! Yes, they all propagate from seed.

    Bookmark   January 15, 2013 at 6:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shear_stupidity(9B)

Yay! I dug them up and moved them to where I have mixed Daylilies and Amaryllis! Now that I know what to look for, I'll have as many as I want and then some! Soooo happy!

    Bookmark   January 16, 2013 at 8:18AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Weed and feed help
I put bonus S weed and feed down a week or so ago and...
volcomstone4u
Please help identify these vines
These are young examples of these vines that can grow...
jmccown0999
Can anyone tell me if this is a weed or flower and type
Can anyone tell me if this is a weed or flower and...
jamie parkes
Sponsored Products
Ponderosa Small Outdoor Wall-Mounted Lantern
$544.00 | Bellacor
AHB Treviso Counter Height Stool - 126849PP-L32
$249.95 | Hayneedle
Charles Beige Shade Antique Brass Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
Easton 22-Inch Orange Sunburst Decorative Pillows, Set of 2
$100.95 | Bellacor
Cora Porcelain Vase with Bronze Base and Rim
$699.00 | FRONTGATE
Safavieh Ultimate Cream/ Beige Shag Rug (11' x 15')
Overstock.com
Concept I Polished Nickel 44-Inch Ceiling Fan
$289.95 | Bellacor
Daylight 14W Energy Saving Fluorescent Light Bulb - U12623
$20.99 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™