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Can someone help identify this plant?

Posted by pepper_head none (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 4, 12 at 19:21

It grows in my semi-rural neighbourhood (in my backyard to be exact) in North central Florida. It tops out at about 2.5 feet tall, and seems to spread albeit very slowly. It puts out a cone-ish fruit(?) in the latter part of the year.

Much obliged,

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RE: Can someone help identify this plant?

It a type of exotic ginger, I think - perhaps Hedychium coronarium.

RE: Can someone help identify this plant?

Thank you!!!

RE: Can someone help identify this plant?

Just on Sunday, I went to a nearby neighbor's house and dug up some of that and planted it beside my back door. Possibly a different variety - hers gets white flowers and the scent is amazing when it flowers. I was at her place last year when they were blooming and so had to ask if I could have a few plants. I got more than I hoped for, actually, because she's had them for so long and moved them around to different areas so she has tons and tons of it.

She calls it "ginger lily."

RE: Can someone help identify this plant?

Pine cone lily! Or, that's what we called it when I was growing up. Here's a link I found.

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