What flowers by the path?
July 3, 2012 11:02 AM   Subscribe

What garden flowers are these, planted in a garden in the Netherlands?

My sister lives in the NL and says she planted these flowers but does not remember what they are. Anyone know the English or Dutch name for them?
posted by zadcat to Home & Garden (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
It sort of looks like a member of the Dahlia family.
posted by Ruthless Bunny at 11:07 AM on July 3, 2012

I think they're freesias. Do they smell amazing? Are they bulbs?
posted by thrasher at 11:28 AM on July 3, 2012

They are Ixia.
posted by oneirodynia at 11:35 AM on July 3, 2012

I have no information about the scent, because I live elsewhere. Also, she doesn't remember whether she planted seeds or bulbs in that spot.

Have to say Ixia looks closest.
posted by zadcat at 11:47 AM on July 3, 2012

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