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Hi
Ive recently been given a flowering zinc plant, i have never heard of this plant and have no idea how to look after it.
the plant has flat green leaves and clusters of white flowers, please help

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Angel,

I would need a picture to help you identify your plant. You could be describing a tulip, Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica, paperwhites, Leucojum , lilies, lily of the valley and the list could go on and on. As I said, I need a picture to ID it. Your description is too vague. There is no flower with the Latin name of Zinc plant. Thsat may be a common name in your area and common names vary widely from country to country.

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Darlene K. Kittle

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I have been an Advanced Master Gardener for 24 years and I raise around 300 houseplants and bonsai trees a year including tropicals, succulents, and cacti. I have also been a professional plant care person for businesses in the Fort Wayne, IN area and currently professionally care for bonsai trees for my customers.

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I am also studying the Japanese art of bonsai with tropical plants and is President of the Fort Wayne, IN Bonsai Club.

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Fort Wayne, iN Master Gardeners. President of the Fort Wayne Bonsai Club. Allen County Master Gardeners

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I am not a hortculturist. I am a Purdue University Advanced Master Gardener for 24 years. I have studied plants on a personal level by growing hundreds of plants annually for the last 35 years. I have also studied under several nationally known American Bonsai experts.

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