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Zone Windsor, Ontario | Anonymous added on July 15, 2021 | Answered

I have had laitrus planted in an east facing garden in front of a house for 20 years. Every year they have been coming up purple. This year they all came up white. ??? Any reason?

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Answered on August 2, 2021

It could, very well, be that old corms have died. This could leave behind seedlings or plants that have not flowered yet, that can be a different color than the original.

It could, also, be that these are a hybrid, and being an older plant, could mean that genes are breaking down and exposing other traits.

Whichever it is, it will be fun to continue watching to see what happens!

Here is an article for more information on the plant:


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