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Globba winitii 'White Dragon'

Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Globba (GLAH-buh) (Info)
Species: winitii (win-IT-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: White Dragon

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us


Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive virginia14 On Mar 10, 2013, virginia14 from Tamborine Mountain
Australia wrote:

I have the more usual mauve/purple form of this plant which does very well in the subtropics in a shady area. Does anyone know where I can get the white form in Australia?

Positive alexgr1 On Sep 26, 2008, alexgr1 from Dunnellon, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

White Dragon loves moist and shade. The beautiful flowers are long lasting.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Trenton, Florida
Hinesville, Georgia

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