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Today's bloom is White Ginger (Hedychium coronarium)

Bloom of the Day for January 29th, 2010:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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frostweed wrote:
Thank you for letting me know. Josephine.

plantladylin wrote:
What a pretty bloom!

kcs_mom wrote:
frostweed, That is one awesome photo!

frostweed wrote:
Thank you very much, it has a beautiful scent too.

kcs_mom wrote:
frostweed, Hi, I'm new to DG, but enjoying it already! I am in the market for a new camera. Care to share what you used to get this shot? I don't have an adjustable digital camera yet!