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Old 08-04-2018, 01:21 PM
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My wife was given this plant 5 years ago and she was told it was an orchid. It grows in dirt. I treat it like the rest of the house plants, out on the deck after last frost in before the first. Where every flower opens on the "spike" a new growth/plant/keiki develops complete with roots. We get many, many new babies every year.
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Old 08-04-2018, 02:16 PM
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Definitely no.

It's an iris. I suppose the common name is Walking Iris.
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Old 08-04-2018, 02:32 PM
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Imo that's a type of Iris, probably in the Pacifica Iris group. Take a bloom to a local Nursery or Botanic Garden to be sure.....
.....of course I could be wrong...

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Definitely no.

It's an iris. I suppose the common name is Walking Iris.
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Old 08-04-2018, 03:06 PM
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Thank you very, very much. We appreciate the I.D. on the plant.
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Likely Neomarica longifolia.
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