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What ginger is this?

Posted by randg 11 (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 15, 09 at 5:14

The common name that was given to this plant when I bought it from my local urban garden is Orange *bottle?* Brush Ginger. When I Google it an image of Hedychium coccineum plant comes out, and that plant looks very different from what I have.

Orange Brush Ginger 01

The plant is under or about 12 inches tall and the plant produce orange bright flowers. I was too late buying the plant that was blooming. The lady told us that the plant is not edible, it's just an ornamental plant.

Orange Brush Ginger 02

Do anyone know more about this plant?


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RE: What ginger is this?

Looks to me like a beautiful specimen of Burbidgea schizocheila.
I love this plant- great orange color.


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RE: What ginger is this?

Yep, that's it.

Steve


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