In one area, the lilies came up, and that's all. In another area, around the lilies came up this pale green, succulent-like, foliage. The leaves were long, oval, and sort of daisy looking, but very pale, thick, and soft. It was all very contained, and wasn't flowering, so I decided to let it go, and see what would happen.
It survived the winter, which was pretty mild for the Portland area. Their height was about the same as a drift of petunias, or other low-growing plant. In the past month or so, they've more than tripled in height, and are now around 4' tall. And they've started to bloom. Little white, five petal, flat flowers, about an inch and a half across. Here are some pictures:
I've flipped through a few picture books looking for something like this, but haven't found anything. I don't recall running across anything like this in the local nurseries, either. I have no idea what they are. But I'm sure once someone sees them, I'm going to feel real silly because it's probably something pretty common.
So what is it?
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