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PlantFiles: Malay rose
Etlingera venusta

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Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Etlingera (et-LING-er-a) (Info)
Species: venusta (ven-NUSS-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral macybee On Nov 18, 2007, macybee from Deer Park, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a genus of about 57 species of tall, rhizomatous perennials with cane-like stems and linear or lance-shaped leaves. Small flowers surrounded by waxy, colorful bracts are borne in torch-like clusters at the tops of leafless stems arising from the rhizome.
CULTIVATION:
Frost tender, these tropical plants need a moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or part-shade with a minimum temperature of about 64*F. Water well during growth and less when dormant. Indoors they require warmth, hight humidity and plenty of water throughout the summer growth period. Propagate from seed or division.



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