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Thank you for this article - we have wondered what these were and decided on 'crocuses' even thought their behaviour puzzled us. They are en-masse now after the rains and are always beautiful:

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I have pink ones in flower after recent rains - so pretty! They are planted under trident maples in my pool area. In really hot weather the leaves die back, but rain will make the flowers come up a few days later.

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Bingo! I’ve sorted my side gardens with hibiscus, rhododendrons and lots of potted camellias, palms and ferns. I will now plant a few rain lilies to fill in the gaps.


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