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Guzmania2010
Mexico
Mexico

October 9, 2012
8:39 AM

Post #9300529

Please ID these plants

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

October 9, 2012
8:54 AM

Post #9300541

Possibly a Curcuma species, Hidden ginger lily?

http://www.alohatropicals.com/curcuma.html

growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


October 9, 2012
9:00 AM

Post #9300553

Alpinia purpurata http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59492/

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

October 9, 2012
9:02 AM

Post #9300555

I misjudged the size of the leaves...they looked much more paddle-like than Alpinia...good catch Growin

Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


October 9, 2012
9:13 AM

Post #9300564

Alpinia purpurata, 'Eileen McDonald'. Pink Princess Ginger.

http://ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=468
Guzmania2010
Mexico
Mexico

October 9, 2012
6:26 PM

Post #9301022

Thank all

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