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Old April 27, 2016   #1
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Default Please I.D. This Flower

There's an outdoor plant at work that looks like an iris but the flowers are white and tubular shaped like the flowers of a trumpet vine. No fragrance. Anyone know what it is?
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Deborah, can you take a picture of it tomorrow? I can think of several flowers that are white and look somewhat like a trumpet vine. If it blooms later in the day - it may be a moonflower.
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The plant/leaves look exactly like an iris. I thought it might be a tuberose but there's no fragrance at all.
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Native orchid?

Really need a picture.
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I'm shall we say... tech challenged. If somebody will explain AGAIN how to post pictures from a cell phone I'll give it a try.
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Hee hee. I'm not exactly technically challenged, but I don't have a smart phone.




By choice, I might add.
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not a Calla Lily, right?
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No, not a calla lily. The flowers are pure bright white, shaped like the flowers of a trumpet vine but bigger. This is driving me crazy! I can take a picture and take my phone to the garden center, but I thought I'd ask here first. I can't pick a flower because the plant is in the yard of the lady I take care of. (I'm a caregiver)
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Sounds like a white penstemon, but the leaves are wrong.
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Hang on, I'll Google.
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I'm shall we say... tech challenged. If somebody will explain AGAIN how to post pictures from a cell phone I'll give it a try.
I am yet to get a smart phone. With my old phone, I send the pic as a text message, but enter my email address instead of a phone number.
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Google-nothing even close. I called my favorite garden center and they didn't know either but suggested bringing them a picture. Since I'll be there Saturday to buy fuchsias I hope they can identify this plant so I can get some sleep!
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By the way, imagine a daylily, leaves, budding stems and all BUT white tubular flowers bigger than a trumpet vine flower.
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Are the flowers individual or on a raceme that opens up one at a time?

No cell phone here so can't help with the pic part.

I had thought Penstemon too. What about Foxglove?
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No, everything about the plant is EXACTLY like a daylily but with white tubular flowers.
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