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Today's bloom is Japanese Ginger 'Extra Spicy' (Alpinia japonica)

Bloom of the Day for June 5th, 2012:

Type of plant: Perennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Red, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 7b to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:

Kell wrote:
I have never seen this one before. I just love the colors of the flowers.