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Hattiesburg, MS(Zone 8a)

Don't know who name of this Hedychium but very intense orange.

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Summerville, SC(Zone 8a)

Wow! Don't know what it is but I'd love to trade for some of it. I have a Daniel Weeks and Gold Flame if you are interested.

X

Hattiesburg, MS(Zone 8a)

Sorry but I have both of those gingers. if you like gingers there is a site that specializes in them and we are working on iding the different hedychiums. http://cubits.org/Gingers/

Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

Barb, Kay can probably tell you

Mc Call Creek, MS

Doggone! I can't tell you, but I sure need a piece of that one!

LOL

Kay

Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

Barb do you need nursery pots??? I have a ton of the I need to get rid of 1 to 5 gal, most 1gal. I am free up to Sept 20th as of now except for the 15th and them hoping to finally have 3 disk replaced in my neck on the 22nd as long as there are no hurricane in the Gulf. You and Kay can make a quick day trip. I would love to see you both. It has been a long time lol

Anthony, FL

Hi Barbara, the pic is Hedychium 'Anne Bishop'
...how are you ?

Mc Call Creek, MS

Donna, I need some larger pots. I can't believe I've used all my pots up I had so many. Please save some for me. One of these days I'm going to get over there.

'Don't know if Barbara is going to get to this thread any time soon. She had the automatic sprinklers on in the greenhouse and was not feeling like getting out to see about them. Somebody inadvertently turned her hoses off in the greenhouse. She just discovered it and was trying to be nice......Augh! Nothing got watered for two weeks in this heat.



Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

wow that's not good

Greensboro, NC(Zone 8a)

ginger newbie here...& looking at the top picture i notice that just about the whole torch is lit up (opened) whereas on mine, i get maybe 2 or 3 flowers open at once...is this because it's a young plant? Or not hot enough days? I do try to water them everyday...this is one a friend sent me from Puerto Rico last fall & it's finally blooming. Anyone know it?

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Saint Gabriel, LA

Some species and hybrids consistently bloom in full flushes, where every bract flowers at once. Others only bloom one or two at a time. This is basically a genetic trait. Your plant looks to be a coronarium x coccineum cross. There are numerous types like this and it's often impossible to accurately pin down hybrid names. I

Tim Chapman

Greensboro, NC(Zone 8a)

Thank you so much for that Tim!! I have since heard from the source that it's prob 'Kinkaku'..does this strike you as accurate? Can you recomend where i could learn more about gingers??

Greensboro, NC(Zone 8a)

And a few hours later i am flipping to the back of Ogden's 'Garden Bulbs for the south' and find Tim Chapman/Gingerwood ...i will be checking this out!!

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