Does anybody know what kind of flower this is?

It just bloomed in the middle of my backyard and it is beautiful. I am almost 100% certain it is a perennial (has a root/bulb structure similar to a lily). I think that flower would look lovely in front of my flower bed full of daffodils. I would love to buy some to plant next year.

13 Responses to Does anybody know what kind of flower this is?
  1. GINA and KEV
    February 26, 2009 | 9:26 pm

    I think it’s a crocus. I’m so jealous!

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  2. Parenthood For Me
    February 26, 2009 | 10:22 pm

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  3. Sheliza
    February 26, 2009 | 10:50 pm

    I have no clue but it sure is pretty and I love your photos. I bet they were taken with your new camera ☻

  4. Lady Nunn
    February 26, 2009 | 11:07 pm

    I was gonna guess crocus as well!

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  5. princessoftides
    February 26, 2009 | 11:45 pm

    Yep. A crocus. And a very pretty one at that!

  6. WiseGuy
    February 27, 2009 | 1:17 am

    Gorgeous blooms those!

    I really have no idea what they are…but I would love to have them in my backyard! πŸ˜‰

  7. Emma
    February 27, 2009 | 2:57 am

    Another vote for crocus. They are very pretty!

  8. 'Murgdan'
    February 27, 2009 | 6:30 am

    I have some of those same crocus planted in a bed with some daffodils. They are so great–always the first to make an arrival in late winter/early spring!

  9. Velda
    February 27, 2009 | 7:46 am

    Absolutely a crocus. But I love the daffodils more, of course πŸ˜‰

  10. Mijke
    February 27, 2009 | 8:50 am

    A crocus, indeed. Just plant them between your daffodills. They will come back the next year, like the daffodills. They will be bright splashes of purple in a see of yellow…

    They are everywhere here in the Netherlands. Every spring they are among the first to show their face. A sure sign spring is coming. I love them!

    *ICLW*

    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. Blackmail photo’s indeed!

  11. Meari
    February 27, 2009 | 8:50 pm

    Purple flower is crocus. Lucky you!

  12. Tanyetta
    February 28, 2009 | 2:13 pm

    LOVE those flowers! I don’t have a green thumb at all πŸ™‚

  13. MrsSpock
    March 1, 2009 | 10:10 pm

    My guess is crocus as well.

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