broken tag - need bulb id

Tony Avent
Sun, 08 Apr 2012 09:04:01 PDT

One of the members emailed me off list.  It's Ornithogalum platyphyllum.  Thanks so much.

Tony Avent
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-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Brian Whyer
Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2012 11:58 AM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] broken tag - need bulb id

My guess would be Anthericum liliago, often sold as 'Major' here but I don't know if this name is valid. Beth Chatto had a good form some years ago and Avon Bulbs sell it. But it is a thong rooted plant, not a bulb.

Brian Whyer, Buckinghamshire, England, zone ~8 ish

>From: Tony Avent <>
>To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
>Sent: Sunday, 8 April 2012, 16:24
>Subject: [pbs] broken tag - need bulb id
>Bulb folks:
>Does anyone recognize this...our tag got broke and I am coming up blank.

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