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Old 07-15-2010, 10:32 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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These grow from bulbs and are all over my yard, front and back. The flowers appear every July and smell wonderful. Any ideas?



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Old 07-15-2010, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Looks like Amaryllis to me.
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Old 07-15-2010, 10:57 AM
 
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I would guess that it's some kind of lily. For the exact one, someone else will have to help. I'm a novice.
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Old 07-15-2010, 11:37 AM
 
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It is a day lily; the exact species I am not familiar with.
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:25 PM
 
Location: NW Indiana
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Looks like a cross between an amaryllis and a daylily!
EDIT: I just Googled hybrid amaryllis and found this one, which looks very much like yours, OP.
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Old 07-15-2010, 02:30 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Almost a perfect match, except for the blackened tips on mine, which I'm sure are there because of this 105 heat.
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Old 07-15-2010, 02:35 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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This just struck me: My hands are so delicate and dainty. NOT.
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Old 07-15-2010, 03:17 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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Did it just sort of appear out of nowhere? If so it would probably be a Resurrection Lily.
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:42 PM
 
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I was going to say "Magic Lily" from a book I am still reading. I remembered it only because it was on my list for purchase in the fall. It turns out magic lily is another name for the Resurrection Lily which North Beach Person already guessed. The only thing that makes me unsure is that while the bloom time and appearance of the flowers are all OK it isn't supposed to have leaves right now, just the stem with flowers.

Surprise Lily, Magic Lily, or Naked Lady - Plant of the Week

Lilies at Green Spring Gardens Beautiful Flower Pictures Blog: Floral Photography by Patty Hankins

The book I am reading is "Garden Bulbs for the South." It gives an alternate name of "hardy amaryllis"to the same plant... so a lot of people here were pretty sharp!
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:31 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Did it just sort of appear out of nowhere? If so it would probably be a Resurrection Lily.
They appear every mid-July, you can hang your hat on that. So it's not like it was out of nowhere.
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