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Today's bloom is Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)

Bloom of the Day for March 13th, 2012:

Type of plant: Bulbs, Herbs

Bloom color: Pink, Rose/Mauve, Magenta (Pink-Purple), Red

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10b to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Beautiful shot!!!

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KyWoods wrote:
Ooo, that's a pretty one! Congrats!