canna or ginger

ddodson_1April 9, 2006

I bought a dozen cannas and ginger potted plants from nursery going out of business 10 months ago. I am ready to plant them, but since winter has come and there is new growth (old leaves died off), I don't know which is which. I think the gingers have narrower stalks and pointed leaves. Can anyone help me figure out how to identify them? It's important because gingers won't survive the sunny area I have for the cannas. Thanks!

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The ginger rhizomes will have a ginger scent. As you cut off dead stalks, you may even smell it.

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