wallisadiMarch 13, 2014

late but more intense blue......love it.....

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What a beautiful blue !!!

    Bookmark   March 13, 2014 at 5:34PM
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whgille(FL 9b)

M, that is a beautiful shade of blue!


    Bookmark   March 13, 2014 at 6:41PM
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What is that ? It is stunning.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2014 at 8:45PM
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That really is a wonderful shade of blue, so intense. I'd like to know what it is too. Wonderful photos.


    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 12:47PM
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juneroses Z9a Cntrl Fl

Maybe it's blue ginger (dichorisandra thyrsiflora)?. I've seen an impressive clump growing at the entrance to the Butterfly Museum in Gainesville. Info I've found elsewhere, however, says this ginger blooms mid-summer to fall so seeing the blossom now makes a blue ginger ID questionable.

No matter the name, it certainly is eye catching.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 3:14PM
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Still blooming, should have been done months ago.......like it, right out the back porch!

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 5:09PM
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sultry_jasmine_nights (Florida 9a)

I love your blue photos. Blue is such an striking color in the flower world!
I have the spider wort family member dichorisandra thyrsiflora aka 'blue ginger' in a pot (dunno why ...since its hardy here lol) Something ate the largest stem that was growing (have a feeling it was one of our muscovy ducks) so I am going to plant it in the ground, they leave stuff alone in the ground more.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2014 at 10:36AM
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Gorgeous. Ginger? I passed one up at a USF plant sale and have regretted it ever since. Love that color.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 9:38PM
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